zheng he, do your own home work ;)
The ocean-going voyages of the early 1400s, under Admiral Zheng He, came to an end in the 1430s.
Chinese Admiral in the Indian Ocean. In the early 1400s, Zheng He led the largest ships in the world on seven voyages of exploration to the lands around the Indian Ocean, demonstrating Chinese excellence at shipbuilding and navigation.
Cheng Ho (or Zheng He) was a Chinese diplomat, mariner, explorer and admiral explorer who lived between 1371-1433. Over the course of 28 years (1405 to 1433) he undertook seven voyages of exploration to southeast Asia, the Middle East and East Africa.
He made 3 voyages of exploration.
What factors led the Europeans to begin to begin their voyages of exploration?