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Life Of Genghis Khan

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Life Of Genghis Khan

Life Of Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan (1162 – August 18, 1227), born Temüjin, was the founder and Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his demise.

Presenting himself as a bringer of civilization, he united and led the Mongolian tribes to create the fabled military force known as the “Horde”. This would eventually conquer most of Eurasia within decades, from Eastern Europe to Indonesia and from Siberia to Tibet.

Today we will take a look at the life of Genghis Khan and how it influenced him to become one of the most successful conquerors in history. We will try to figure out his live.

Life of Genghis khan is lesson for every one.


Childhood Life Of Genghis Khan

 Genghis Khan was born on the 11th day of the first month of the year 1162, in Khentii province, Mongolia. His father was named Yesugei and his mother’s name was Alan Guoc’ere. He had a brother named Temulun and a sister named Temuljin (also known as Temulunaidu).

Genghis Khan’s father was a member of the Borjigin clan and his mother belonged to the Naiman tribe. The Borjigin clan ruled over many tribes that were united under one banner called “Mongol”.

Yesugei’s family were hunters and herders who lived in tents made of felt. Genghis Khan grew up learning how to hunt wolves, lions and bears with his father, who also taught him how to fight like an animal would do: biting, scratching and kicking.

This helped him develop skills as a warrior later on in life when he fought enemies on horseback or on foot with his sword or bow and arrow.

When he was about 13 years old, Genghis’ father died and his uncle took him under his wing and taught him how to be the leader of their tribe.


Middle Age Life Of Genghis Khan

In 1206, when Genghis Khan was 24 years old, he married Borte Ujin, an Onggirat princess. The two were happy together and had four sons, Jochi (1187-1227), Chagatai (1199-1241), Ogedei (1187-1241) and Tolui (1180-1227). Genghis Khan also took other wives during his lifetime, who bore him numerous additional children.

In 1206 Genghis Khan united all of Mongolia under his banner and began a campaign against China, which would last until 1227 when they reached Beijing after conquering much of Central Asia along the way

In 1209 Genghis Khan began expanding his empire westward into Central Asia toward Persia and China. By 1219 he controlled most of what is now Afghanistan and western Iran.

Life Of Genghis Khan


Educational Life Of Genghis Khan

Little is known about Temujin’s childhood and early life. However, it is believed that he grew up with his family on the steppes north of the Gobi Desert. He learned to hunt and ride horses while still young and eventually became an excellent rider himself.

Genghis Khan received very little education growing up. He learned to read and write later in life when he started working as a caravan guard for other merchants on their journeys across Asia Minor and China – which gave him an opportunity to travel widely and meet many different people from all over the world.


Genghis Khan Achievements

Genghis Khan is known as the greatest conqueror of all time, but what else did he achieve? 

notable achievements:

He unified the Mongol tribes.

He created a new empire in Asia and Europe.

He created a very largest empires in history.

His empire stretched from Korea to Hungary and from Siberia to Syria.

After gaining control over most of Mongolia, Genghis Khan began his campaign against China in 1211 and easily defeated the Jin Dynasty by 1214 when he captured Beijing city after a siege lasting one year and nine days (it took only two months for Genghis


Interesting Facts About Genghis Khan

Khan’s early life was spent herding sheep and hunting game, which taught him to be resourceful and adaptable. As a young man, he became skilled at wrestling and horseback riding, which made him an excellent warrior when he later took up arms against other tribes to expand his own power base.

Khan’s first wife Borte had three sons named Jochi (1185), Chagatai (1187) and Ogedei (1199). He also had several daughters including Alaqai Beki (1203), Khulan (1207), Togtokhtani Beki (1210) and Yesui Khatun (died 1228).

1.Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongol Empire which flourished from 1206-1368 AD, spanning an area from Europe to China

2.Genghis Khan’s empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to Central Europe, making it the largest contiguous empire in world history

3.His birth name was Temujin, but he later took on the name Genghis Khan after he united all the Mongol tribes under his rule

4.In 1206 AD at age 17, Temujin united all the Mongol tribes under his rule after defeating his father’s enemy Taychiut tribe in a battle near Lake Baikal. From this point onward, he started using the title “Genghis Khan”, meaning Supreme Leader or King of Kings

5.After defeating other tribes, Genghis Khan went on to conquer northern China in 1214 AD and establish the Yuan Dynasty with himself as its first emperor

6.After conquering China, Genghis Khan turned his attention towards Western Europe where he conquered Russia and Poland before dying


Genghis Khan Death

Genghis Khan died in 1227 at age 65 after suffering injuries from falling off his horse during battle. His son Ogedei succeeded him as ruler of the Mongol Empire until his death in 1241 when another son, Guyuk (or Juyuk), took over as emperor before dying himself later that same year at age 33.

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