Zheng He
Updated: 12/17/2019
Zheng He
This storyboard was created with StoryboardThat.com

Storyboard Text

  • You have been promoted to Zheng.
  • Zheng He was one of China's greatest sailors and admirals, but not many people know of his legacy. Why is that?
  • I want you to lead the voyage!
  • Zheng He's real name was actually Ma He, and when he was little, his village was raided, and he was shipped to the capital to work for the emperor.
  • Porcelain
  • Silk
  • He befriended one of the princes, and when the prince got power, he gave the title "Zheng" to Zheng He.
  • The king wanted to voyage around the world to show China's power, and he chose Zheng He to lead it.
  • Zheng He traveled all across south east Asia and east Africa, trading with locals, and spreading the message of China's power.
  • However, when Zheng He died, and the other emperor died as well, all records and ships of Zheng He were burned. His legacy was ruined for centuries.
Over 12 Million Storyboards Created
Storyboard That Family