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  Electronic Passport to Genghis and Kublai Khan
Genghis Khan was one of the world’s greatest conquerors.
Kublai Khan moved his capital to the city now known as Beijing in 1271.
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)

  Kublai Khan - LoveToKnow 1911
KUBLAI KHAN (or Ikaan, as the supreme ruler descended from Jenghiz was usually distinctively termed in the 13th century) (1216-1294), the most eminent of the successors of Jenghiz (Chinghiz), and the founder of the Mongol dynasty in China.
Kublai was born in 1216, and, young as he was, took part with his younger brother Hulagu (afterwards conqueror of the caliph and founder of the Mongol dynasty in Persia) in the last campaign of Jenghiz (1226-27).
Kublai assumed the succession, but it was disputed by his brother Arikbugha and by his cousin Kaidu, and wars with these retarded the prosecution of the southern conquest.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Kublai_Khan   (1713 words)

 Ancient China: The Mongolian Empire: The Yuan Dynasty, 1279-1368
Genghis Khan was perhaps one of the greatest military innovators in human history, and his army consisted of perhaps the best-trained horsemen in all of human history.
Kublai Khan had decided to become the emperor of China and start a new dynasty; within a few short years, the Mongols had conquered all of southern China.
Kublai was a highly successful emperor as was his son, but the later Yuan emperors could not stop the slide into powerlessness.
www.wsu.edu /~dee/CHEMPIRE/YUAN.HTM   (1668 words)

 Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan or Khubilai Khan(1215 - 1294) was a Mongol emperor.
The empire was separated into four khanates, each ruled by a separate khan and overseen by the Great Khan[?].
The empire reached its greatest extent under Kublai with his conquest of China, completed with the final defeat of the Song Dynasty in 1279.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/ku/Kublai_Khan   (291 words)

 Kublai Khan
During his life, Kublai Khan was able to achieve a high position of power, protect his seat on the throne from enemies and family, expand the Mongol Empire, make sure his people were happy, make powerful allies, and create a new dynasty.
Kublai Khan is one of the best and most well-known leaders of China because of his consideration for his people's needs as well as his victories in battle.
“Kublai Khan and the Yuan Dynasty, 1261-1368.” Mongolia.
www.lakesideschool.org /studentweb/worldhistory/EastAsia1400-1700e/KublaiKhan.htm   (1540 words)

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Kublai Khan in un dipinto cinese su seta di epoca tarda
Kublai Khan (23 settembre 1215 - 18 febbraio 1294), anche detto Khubilai Khan o, nelle lingue turche, Kubilay Han, è stato un condottiero militare e Khagan mongolo, nonché fondatore del primo Impero cinese della dinastia Yuan.
In Europa, Kublai Khan fu noto sin dal Medioevo, in quanto Marco Polo visitò il Catai durante il suo regno, divenendo presto un favorito dello stesso Kublai Khan, e servendo alla sua corte per oltre diciassette anni.
www.kisanji.org /?modulo=wikipedia&arg=Kublai_Khan   (426 words)

 AllRefer.com - Kublai Khan (Chinese And Taiwanese History, Biography) - Encyclopedia
Kublai Khan[kOO´blI kAn] Pronunciation Key, 1215–94, Mongol emperor, founder of the YUan dynasty of China.
Kublai's rule as the overlord of the Mongol empire was nominal except in Mongolia and China.
Kublai encouraged foreign commerce, and his magnificent capital at Cambuluc (now Beijing) was visited by several Europeans, notably Marco Polo, who described it.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/K/KublaiKh.html   (318 words)

 Kublai Khan Summary
Kublai Khan (1215-1294) was the greatest of the Mongol emperors after Genghis Khan and founder of the Yüan dynasty in China.
Khubilai Khan (or Qubilai Qan), founder of the Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), as the Mongol khanate of China became known, was the last ruler of Mongol China to be born on the steppe.
Kublai Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan, leader of the nomadic Mongols.
www.bookrags.com /Kublai_Khan   (235 words)

 Kublai - Khan of all the Mongols
Kublai Khan was a grandson of Genghis Khan.
Kublai ruled his empire, and China in particular, with an unsual benevolence for his age, adopting the Chinese style of civilisation.
Kublai Khan's most well-known achievement was the establishment of a magnificent summer palace at Shang-tu in northern China.
website.lineone.net /~mcrouch/marcopolo/khan.htm   (348 words)

 Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan was the founder and ruler of the Yuan Dynasty.
Kublai Khan was born into the Tolui family in 1215 AD (Marshall 195).
Kublai setup a federal tax system, instead of a local tax system, so the citizens would be sure their money was supporting the country of China instead of going into the pockets of corrupt local mayors and governors (Johnson 1).
www.ccds.charlotte.nc.us /History/China/02/jaben/jaben.htm   (1028 words)

 Kublai Khan In Battle, 1287
In the middle 13th century the influence of the Mongol Empire established by Genghis Khan stretched from the borders of Poland in the West to the Yellow Sea in the East.
Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis, became ruler of the empire in 1260 and proceeded to consolidate his power by relinquishing the Mongol conquests outside China establishing his capital at the site of modern-day Beijing.
Alerted to the threat, Kublai quickly marched north at the head of a force of some 460,000 troops surprising the usurper, as he and his army lay encamped in a shallow valley.
www.eyewitnesstohistory.com /khan.htm   (1248 words)

 Kublai Khan
Kublai Khan, a Mongol dreamer, visionary, and ruler during the 13th century, desired to unite different religions, nationalities, and cultures together under the Yuan empire.
Kublai was the grandson of the infamous Genghis (Chinggus) and the fourth son of Toluia and Sorghagtani.
Kublai Khan conformed to the Chinese way in so many areas, that it insulted the conservative Mongols, to the point that they began to cause problems for the great khan.
www.hyperhistory.net /apwh/bios/b3khankublai.htm   (888 words)

 Marko Polo - Million
Kublai Khan preferred kumiss which was prepared for him exclusively from the herd of white mares.
Kublai Khan was shrewd enough to express his benevolence not only as a trait of his character but as a useful principle as well.
The Great Khan used this as the basis for his policy for the controlling of the distant regions within the enormous area of his empire.
www.korcula.net /mpolo/mpolo5.htm   (3317 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Kublai
Kublai Khan (1216–94) Mongol emperor of China, grandson of Genghis Khan.
On Mangu's death in 1259 he was elected Khan himself, completing the conquest of China and founding the Yuan dynasty; he...
The lure of Xanadu: ever since Marco Polo first told the story of his visit to the court of Kublai Khan in the 13th century, the Silk Road has inspired generations of writers and storytellers.
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=Kublai   (643 words)

 Web Activity Lesson Plan, Glencoe World History, Glencoe, 2003
According to Marco Polo, Kublai Khan's officials distributed 35,000 dishes of rice and barley to the poor.
Policies and projects could range from Kublai Khan's tolerance and respect for various religions to the treatment of the poor and the organization of the courier system.
In many cases, they may conclude that Kublai Khan was motivated both by a desire to improve the conditions of his subjects and to protect his own power.
www.glencoe.com /sec/socialstudies/worldhistory/gwh2003/content.php4/438/5   (453 words)

 farblasershop.de www.farblasershop.de Kublai Khan
Gleichzeitig übertrug Kublai, der sich selbst zum Buddhismus bekannte, dem tibetischen Mönchsgelehrten Phagspa die Verwaltung Tibets und begründete damit die bis 1354 währende Herrschaft der Sakyapa auf dem Dach der Welt (1253).
Kublai Khan eroberte mit Hilfe seiner Feldherren (Bayan u.a.) 1276/79 den Staat der südlichen Sung-Dynastie in Südchina, einigte so das Land und begründete die ''Yuan-Dynastie (1271-1368)'', als deren erster Kaiser er unter dem chinesischen Namen ''Shizu'' herrschte.
Kublai Khan taucht als Kunstfigur auch in der modernen Literatur auf: Im Roman Die unsichtbaren Städte von Italo Calvino ist er der Zuhörer Marco Polos.
www.farblasershop.de /wiki-Kublai_Khan.html   (347 words)

 China Corner - Traditional Chinese Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kublai`s mother raised him and his three brothers after their father`s death.
Kublai established the Yuan Dynasty (1271-1368) and proclaimed himself the emperor.
Kublai was the first to put in a countrywide paper currency system.
www.china-corner.com /article_list.asp?id=594   (379 words)

 Old World Contacts/Armies/Kublai Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kublai Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan, was proclaimed Khaghan or "Great Khan" of the Mongols and Emperor of China in 1260.
Kublai Khan sought to govern the peoples under him, rather than merely exploit them.
Such a tolerant attitude not only fulfilled Kublai Khan’s personal interests, but also proved to be a politically expedient stance that promoted religious harmony and secured his own position.
www.ucalgary.ca /applied_history/tutor/oldwrld/armies/kublai.html   (247 words)

 Kublai Khan - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kublai Khan, 1215-94, Mongol emperor, founder of the Yüan dynasty of China.
Cuisine of the Khanates - From the days of Genghis Khan to the present, the food of the great Mongol empire has been shaped as much by its foreign rulers as by the lands it conquered.
Mongol Genealogy May Unveil Mysteries About Genghis Khan (2) A legend goes that the 16th Khan of the Northern Yuan moved his.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-KublaiKh.html   (605 words)

 Kublai Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kublai Khan, the grandson of Genghis Khan, founded the Mongol, or Yuan, dynasty that ruled China from 1279 to 1368.
Kublai conquered Yunnan and Annam, and when Mangu died in 1259, Kublai became Great-Khan and ruler of the Mongol Empire.
They disregarded Genghis Khan's warning to his heirs to remain united under one Great-Khan, and the unity of the All-Mongolia Empire soon ended.
www.laughtergenealogy.com /bin/histprof/misc/kublai.html   (239 words)

 Kublai Khan, The Mongol King Who Remade China by Man , John
Kublai inherited the largest land empire in history from his grandfather, Genghis Khan - and doubled it.
Kublai was not born to rule, but was put in line for the throne by his brilliant, scheming mother.
This authoritative biography, enriched by the author's extensive travels through Mongolia and China, brings Kublai Khan and his world vividly to life, and traces their significance for the world today.
www.wisdom-books.com /ProductDetail.asp?CatNumber=15134   (282 words)

 Yuan Dynasty - the Mongols in China - History for Kids!
Kublai Khan, the Mongol leader, moved the capital of the Mongol empire from Karakorum in Central Asia to Beijing, China.
The Chinese were very angry that Kublai Khan gave foreigners like the Venetian Marco Polo all the jobs as governors and judges, instead of choosing Chinese people.
Kublai Khan died in 1294 AD, and his successors were weaker and less able to keep the Mongol empire together.
www.historyforkids.org /learn/china/history/mongol.htm   (545 words)

 Amazon.com: Kublai Khan: Books: John Man   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Kublai Khan lives on in the popular imagination thanks to these two lines of poetry by Coleridge.
Kublai Khan inherited the second largest land empire in history from his grandfather, Genghis Khan, and which he extended further, creating the biggest empire the world has ever seen; from China to Iraq, from Siberia to Afghanistan.
Kublai had not been born to rule, but had clawed his way to leadership, achieving power only in his 40s.
www.amazon.com /Kublai-Khan-John-Man/dp/0593054482   (719 words)

 Kublai Khan
Kublai was born in 1215, son of Toluia, himself son of Genghis Khan, and Sorghaghtani Beki.
After his brother Mongke died in battle in 1260 he was elected Khan and ruled of the empire that their grandfather Genghis Khan had created.
The empire reached its greatest extent under Kublai with his conquest of China, completed with the final defeat of the Song Dynasty in 1279, when Kublai became emperor of China, the first foreigner ever to rule China and the founder of the Yuan Dynasty.
goofy313g.free.fr /calisota_online/exist/kublai.html   (448 words)

 Kublai Khan — Infoplease.com
Kublai's rule as the overlord of the Mongol empire was nominal except in Mongolia and China.
The lure of Xanadu: ever since Marco Polo first told the story of his visit to the court of Kublai Khan in the 13th century, the Silk......
Genghis Khan: He turned scattered tribes of nomads into conquering warriors.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0828304.html   (425 words)

 Kublai Khan — FactMonster.com
Kublai encouraged foreign commerce, and his magnificent capital at Cambuluc (now Beijing) was visited by several Europeans, notably Marco Polo, who described it.
Khubilai Khan - Khubilai Khan: Khubilai Khan: see Kublai Khan.
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