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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Genghiz Khan
Genghis Khan (about 1165 - 1227) was a Mongolian Emperor, and military leader who unified the Mongolian tribes and then founded a Mongolian empire by conquering much of China, Asia and Eastern Europe.
As the great Khan, he developed a new military system that was based on the decimal system, with armies being split into groups of 10, 100, 1000 and finally a tumen (10,000).
Meanwhile, Kuchlug, the deposed khan of the Naiman Mongols, had fled west and had conquered the state of Karakitai, the western allies that had decided to side with Genghis.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ge/Genghiz_Khan   (1081 words)

 Genghiz Khan
Genghiz Khan could have destroyed the entire Kin army but he chose to recruit most of them and assimilate them into his own army.
Genghiz Khan realized that his army would have to be better equipped if he wanted to take on Persia.
Genghiz Khan was waiting for such an opportunity, he unleashed his forces in Central Asia.
www.buzzle.com /editorials/11-1-2004-61047.asp   (773 words)

 Genghis Khan - MSN Encarta
Genghis Khan’s father, Yesugei, was a local chieftain and nephew of the former khan (ruler) of the Mongol tribe.
In the autumn of 1220, Genghis Khan captured Termiz on the Oxus River (present-day Amu Darya) and in the early part of the winter was active in the upper reaches of that river in what is today Tajikistan.
Genghis Khan, rejoined by his sons, advanced south in the autumn of 1221 and defeated this new adversary on the banks of the Indus River.
encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_761567712/Genghis_Khan.html   (1755 words)

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 Genghis Khan at AllExperts
Genghis' father, Yesugei, khan of the Borjigin and nephew to Ambaghai and Qutula Khan, emerged as the head of the ruling clan of the Mongols, but this position was contested by the rival Tayichi'ud clan, who descended directly from Ambaghai.
Genghis Khan and others are widely cited as producing a highly efficient army with remarkable discipline, organization, toughness, dedication, loyalty and military intelligence, in comparison to their enemies and by defeating one of the most powerful and largest armies, empires, tribes and dynasties besides being militarily outnumbered in almost all of them.
In 1256, during the rule of ×gedei, Hulagu Khan, son of Tolui, was charged with the conquest of the Muslim nations to the southwest of the empire.
en.allexperts.com /e/g/ge/genghis_khan.htm   (9979 words)

 Genghis Khan and the Mongols
Returning with Genghis Khan and his Mongols were engineers who had become a permanent part of their army, and there were captive musicians, translators, doctors and scribes, camels and wagonloads of goods.
The husband of Genghis Khan's daughter was killed, and, it is said, she asked that everyone in the city be put to death, and, according to the story, they were.
While Genghis Khan was consolidating his conquests in Persia and Afghanistan, a force of 40,000 Mongol horsemen pushed through Azerbaijan and Armenia.
www.fsmitha.com /h3/h11mon.htm   (4171 words)

 About Genghiz Khan and Mongolia
Genghiz Khan consolidated the Hun empire of Mongolia in the 1200s.
Genghiz Khan began his assault on Northern China by withholding tribute (taxes) and signing a treaty with the south of China.
A new khan, Kublai Khan, was the emperor of China for 35 years and founded the Yuan dynasty.
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 Genghis Khan
Although Genghis Khan (more properly known as Chinggis Khan), is mainly thought of in negative terms in the West, he is one of history's more charismatic and dynamic leaders.
The fact that Genghis Khan was able to command a place in history is perhaps more amazing than the deeds that earned him fame as much of his life prior to 1200 was fraught with hardship.
Genghis Khan's greatest accomplishments, however, cannot be counted in terms of territory or victories, but in the presence of a Mongol nation and culture.
www.accd.edu /sac/history/keller/Mongols/empsub1.html   (1048 words)

 ORIAS Lesson Plan: Chingis Khan
Chingis Khan's first name can also be spelled Chinggis, Genghis, Genghiz, Jengiz, or Tchingis—depending on the language in which it was written and on conventions of transliteration, and his name may be written with a hyphen between the two words.
Chingis Khan became ruler of all Mongols through his strength, ingenuity, and determination, and Chingis's "great principle" of rewarding loyalty and punishing treachery allowed him to maintain control over his growing empire.
And Chingis Khan capitalized on his opponent's fears: when the city of Bukhara (located in modern-day Uzbekistan) was sacked during one of the battles against the Khorezm Shah, Chingis Khan announced inside the mosque, "I am the punishment of God.
ias.berkeley.edu /orias/lessonplans/ChingisKhan.htm   (4145 words)

 Electronic Passport to Genghis and Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan was one of the world’s greatest conquerors.
Ganghis Khan never learned how to read, but his success as a ruler resulted from his superior military organization, strategy and mobility.
The Land of Genghis Khan -- National Geographic profiled the Universal Leader of the Mongols in December, 1996 and February, 1997.
www.mrdowling.com /613-khans.html   (336 words)

 Genghis Khan a Prolific Lover, DNA Data Implies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Genghis Khan, the fearsome Mongolian warrior of the 13th century, may have done more than rule the largest empire in the world; according to a recently published genetic study, he may have helped populate it too.
Khan's empire at the time of his death extended across Asia, from the Pacific Ocean to the Caspian Sea.
Documents written during or just after Khan's reign say that after a conquest, looting, pillaging, and rape were the spoils of war for all soldiers, but that Khan got first pick of the beautiful women.
news.nationalgeographic.com /news/2003/02/0214_030214_genghis.html   (706 words)

 Kalka River 1223 — www.greenwood.com
Illustrated throughout with maps, period artwork, and recent photographs of battlefields, this volume describes the invasion of Russia by Genghiz Khan's Mongolian army in 1223 CE.
Genghiz ordered his victorious army to return eastwards, delaying the final cataclysm by a few years.
Genghiz died in 1227, but within 10 years his son Ögedei ordered a return to Russia to complete the conquest.
www.greenwood.com /catalog/C8845.aspx   (180 words)

 Leadership Development - Results focused Leadership thinking and practice from around the Globe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Genghis Khan, the creator and Leader of the Mongol empire, was born around 1165 (dates vary wildly), and died in August 1227.
On the other hand, the Mongols had an intense sense of loyalty, hated theft, had a history of the acceptance of the beliefs and the way of life of others, and tended to be generous to people they trusted.
Genghis Khan's value system was visible to all, and he certainly "walked the talk".
www.leader-values.com /Content/detail.asp?ContentDetailID=799   (1101 words)

 Modern Mongolia: Reclaiming Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Genghis Khan's son Ogodei succeeded him in 1229, and he and other descendants extended the empire until it stretched from the Black Sea to the Korean Peninsula, from the rest of the Russian princedoms to the Bulgar principalities, Central Asian territories, and all of East Asia.
His grandson Kubilai Khan established the Yuan Dynasty in China, moving the Mongolian capital from Harhorin (Karakorum) in Mongolia to Dadu (later called Beijing), where he ruled over Mongolia and China.
Batu Khan, another grandson and warlord, led the Golden Horde (13-15th centuries) in the conquest of Hungary, Bulgaria, and Russia in the west and Central Asia.
www.museum.upenn.edu /Mongolia/section2a.shtml   (565 words)

 Alexander Rose on Jack Weatherford’s Genghis Khan on National Review Online
If they decided to fight, the khan was as good as his word, and they died — all of them, men, women, and children — but those who elected to pay fealty to the conqueror lived in peace under Mongol protection.
So far, Genghis Khan may not sound like a compassionate conservative, but Weatherford argues that his subject was a great deal more tolerant and far-sighted than his barbaric reputation suggests.
The last ruling descendant of Genghis, Alim Khan, emir of Bukhara, was deposed in 1920 by the Soviets, heralds of a new world empire.
www.nationalreview.com /books/rose200409231429.asp   (1175 words)

 Malaysian Institute of Management
The author's approach is to reinterpret the biography of Genghiz Khan and cobble the key historical events into managerial insights of how the Mongol empire was born and sustained.
The author also attempts to weave a commentary between the practices of Genghiz Khan and the managerial practices of some of his close corporate colleagues and associates in UMW, EON, IOI and Silver Bird to demonstrate the continuing relevance and applicability of particular practices.
Genghiz Khan: Leadership and Management Lessons from the Mongols is readable like a novelette based on historical facts and fast-forwards to present times.
www.mim.edu /MA1228.htm   (782 words)

 Logo Design Store :: Kalka River 1223: Genghiz Khan's Mongols invade Russia (Campaign)
Kalka River 1223: Genghiz Khan's Mongols Invade Russia is an excellent overview of the first Mongol invasion of medieval Russia.
The battle of Kalka 1223, in which the Mongol generals Subotai and Jebei (with orders from Genghiz Khan) utterly crushed the russian military alliance, truly was one of the more decisive battles in european history, since it subsequently led to the devastating invasion of central europe in 1241.
The actual account of the Battle of Kalka River is a bit hazy due to the paucity of sources - the exact location of the battle is not even known - and Dr. Nicolle covers it in less than 6 pages of text.
www.thelogocompany.net /logo-design-store/page_1841762334_0_0.html   (1182 words)

 Amazon.com: Kalka River 1223: Genghiz Khan's Mongols invade Russia (Campaign): Books: David Nicolle,Victor Korolkov   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Genghis Khan's Greatest General: Subotai the Valiant by Richard A. Gabriel
In 1221, Genghiz, Great Khan of the Mongols, ordered an armed reconnaissance expedition into Russia commanded by Sübodei Bahadur and Jebei Noyon 'The Arrow'.
Jochi eldest son of Genghiz Khan was, in accordance with Mongol custom, eventually given a loosely defined ulus or appanage on the exposed frontier of the state.
www.amazon.com /Kalka-River-1223-Genghiz-Campaign/dp/1841762334   (1914 words)

 Mongolia Horse Trekking Vacations: Follow in the Footsteps of Genghis Khan
Genghis Khan conquered lands riding his 8 light bay horses, which none of his entourage were allowed to touch.
After Breakfast we will drive to a small lake Khokh nuur where Genghis Khan was entitled as a Khan of Mongols in 1189 and there you will meet your light bay horse and a Mongolian hero who lead the trips.
When Genghis Khan was preparing for battle he stayed here with his clan and heroes.
www.discovermongolia.mn /tours/Adventure_travel/genghis_horse_riding.html   (1041 words)

 The Legacy of Genghis Khan (LACMA)
At the time of his death in 1227, Genghis Khan had unified the Mongol people, organized a nearly invincible army of fearless nomadic warriors, and set into motion the first stage in the conquest of an enormous territory that would be completed by his sons and grandsons.
By uniting eastern and western Asia for over a century, the Mongols produced a unique occasion for cultural exchange that forever changed the face of art in Iran, making it a focal point of innovation and synthesis for the next three hundred years.
As the lively manuscript illustrations, opulent decorative arts, and splendid architectural elements assembled for this exhibition all reveal, this too was Genghis Khan’s legacy.
www.lacma.org /khan/intro   (278 words)

 Royal Alberta Museum: Virtual Exhibits - Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
In 1206, a man known as Temujen was crowned Genghis Khan - "emperor of all emperors".
Although he was a conquering emperor, Genghis Khan was also a supreme military strategist and clever politician.
GENGHIS KHAN: TREASURES OF INNER MONGOLIA was produced by the People's Republic of China, in association with The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
www.pma.edmonton.ab.ca /vexhibit/genghis/intro.htm   (290 words)

 Genghiz Khan- History's Greatest Lover
While the number of Genghis Khan's children is unknown, the reproductive success of his male-line descendants, known to history as "the Golden Family," is not in doubt, especially those descended from the four sons of Bortei, Genghis Khan's impressive first wife.
Kublai Khan's underling, the famed Italian traveler Marco Polo, wrote that each year the emperor took 30 additional virgins to be his concubines from a province renown for the beauty of its women.
Incredibly, as late as the early 20th century, three-quarters of a millennium after Genghis Khan's birth, the aristocracy of Mongolia, which was 6 percent of the population, consisted of his patrilineal descendants.
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Genghiz Khan, one of the most powerful and mystical figures of world history, is claimed to be the founder of globalization.
A symposium was organized in honor of the 800th anniversary of the Mogul Empire in China.
The China Daily newspaper wrote ‘Genghiz Khan gave importance to trade and cultural business at a level that is equal to today’s globalization.’
www.todayszaman.com /tz-web/detaylar.do?load=detay&link=33772   (204 words)

 Violence a necessity in this world
There is a famous saying "Kill one person you are a murderer, kill a million and you are a conqueror".
The world has seen many sadistic and ruthless leaders such as Genghiz Khan and Alexander of Macedonia.
The US military is the strongest in the world perhaps the equivalent of Genghiz Khan’s or Julius Caesar’s during their lifetimes.
www.malaysiakini.com /letters/43536   (364 words)

 Pamela Sargent: Climb the Wind: a novel of another America - an infinity plus review
This was centrally expressed in the long historical novel Ruler of the Sky (1993); but however fantastic the conquests of the Khans were in actuality, the SF writer's instinct is to extrapolate them further.
In her superb novella "The Sleeping Serpent" (1992), Sargent postulated the scenario of Subadai continuing his advance at that time, and establishing vast European Khanates; when the American Indians are apprised of the example of their long-lost Asian brothers, they emulate their victories, and nomadic hegemony forms a solid chain across the Northern Hemisphere.
His project of being to the USA as Genghiz Khan was to China is historically risible.
www.infinityplus.co.uk /nonfiction/climb.htm   (586 words)

 Quick History of Pakistan
Khizr Khan was the founder of the Saiyid dynasty.
The cease-fire agreement led to the resigning of Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, Ayub Khan's talented Minister of Foreign Affairs.
November 23 - National Assembly "selects" Mir Zafarullah Khan Jamali (born: 1944) of Pakistan Muslim League (Quaid-e-Azam Group), a member of a party close to Gen Musharraf of Military, as a twenty fourth prime minister and Musharraf resigns from prime ministership.
www.personal.kent.edu /~rmuhamma/Personal/Pakistan/PakHistory/timeLinePak.htm   (2895 words)

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