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Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan Notes Bio Details: Birth date:1162, Deluun Boldog Death date: August 18th 1227 A.D, Western Xia (Now the Chinese provinces of Ningxia) Successor: His grandson, Kublai Khan who expanded the empire till it reached central Europe and the Middle East. Children: He had four children; Ogedei Khan, Jochi, Tolui Borjigin, Chagatai Khan. Siblings: Genghis Khan had three full brothers; Jochi khasar(Jochi senior) Temuge, and Khajun. He also had two step brothers, one of which...

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Genghis Khan

Wall of China, and Ho'elun, his mother. Temüjin began his gradual ascension to power by offering himself as a holder of land by feudal tenure on conditions of homage and allegiance*, or a vassal, to his father's anda, sworn brother, Toghrul, who was khan, or lord, of the Kerait. Their relationship was reinforced when Temujin’s wife, Borte, was captured by the Merkits. Temüjin turned to Toghrul for support. Without hesitation, Toghrul offered Temujin twenty thousand Kerait warriors to his disposal....

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Genghis Khan Extra Essay Genghis Khan’s legacy is one of the most well known. They are known for their large empire that stretched across Eurasia. They were brutal and violent, but somehow it worked out and they obtained one of the largest empires in the world and what is now known as the second greatest empire to ever exist (after the Roman Empire of course). The most important aspect of the Mongolian Empire’s legacy was the strength of the military organization, along with their superior...

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Genghis Khan Book Review

Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World Jack Weatherford’s narrative Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World attempts to portray Genghis Khan and his legacy in a new light. To do this, Weatherford breaks the book down into three sections. He explains the rise of Genghis Khan and his life ideologies in the first and the expansion and military effectiveness of the Mongol Empire in the second. The theme of the third section and the overall most important focus of the book is the...

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Running Head: Chingis Khan 1 Throughout history, many a great empires have been built. Some so vast, that on them the sun never set. These empires however were built by multiple individuals over a period of hundreds of years. The largest empire, however was built by a group of tribal nomads led by an orphaned prince. It was the mongols under Chingis Khan who built the largest empire to ever be conquered by one man. Over the course of only a few decades he shook the world and changed history...

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Genghis Khan: A powerful Man

 Genghis Khan Temujin, or more commonly known as Genghis Khan, is about at ruthless as Darth Vader when it comes to conquering people and their lands. Both extremely powerful figures and have a history of conquering people and uniting them under one banner. Particularly in Conn Iggulden's Genghis, that shows the development of how Genghis Khan became the ruler of such a vast amount of land called the Mongol Empire. Genghis achieves his power by ruling with an iron fist, establishing rules...

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Genghis Khan Experience

my grandmother and I went down to the bottom floor where the Genghis Khan exhibit was. Upon entering the exhibit the first thing you see or notice is the giant statue of Genghis Khan. This kind of sets you up to show you what a great and powerful man Genghis Khan had to have been to deserve a statue made in his honor. After seeing this, going into the next room or part of the exhibit you see a banner detailing the early stages of Genghis Khan’s , whose original name was Temujin’s, life. He was born...

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Genghis Khan: Military Hero

Genghis Khan: Military HeroAlthough some people believe Genghis Khan was a ruthless butcher, he deserves credit as a military genius because he conquered massive amounts of territory thanks to his quick thinking and battle tactics. To the Mongolian's he is a much honored figure, a king and hero rather than a savage, a force of unity, strength and order. He was the man who ruled Mongolia in its greatest days of glory, and although he led an army that slaughtered masses of people in a genocide not...

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Genghis Khan Destined to Be a

Genghis Khan: Destined to be a Hero Arriving in this world with a blood clot in the palm of his hand , Genghis Khan was destined to be a hero. In 1167, Genghis Khan was born to Yisugei, Chieftain of the Kiyat-Borjigid, and his wife Ho'elun. He was named Temujin (which means blacksmith) after a Tatar Chieftain his father had just captured. As a young boy, Temujin experienced many hardships after his father was poisoned by a group of Tartars. This loss of their leader caused the Kiyat tribe to...

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Genghis Khan Essay

won, and some had many technological advantages but they lost. In Jack Weatherford's “Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World”, Genghis Khan's conquest were made possible by his brilliant military strategies. He was ingenious at getting ideas from different travelers he met, such as Marco Polo. He also used traditional Mongol military tactics and more “modern” tactics such as guns. The territory Genghis Khan conquered was made possible mostly by his political abilities and partially by some...

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