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 Bio at BlinkBits. Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Genghis Khan's 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 preferred to offer opponents the chance to submit to his rule without a fight, but was merciless if he encountered any resistance by totally exterminating the entire population of the resisting cities.
Today Genghis Khan's image is that of a ruthless and powerful conquerer in most of the world, known for his willpower and political persuasiveness, as also for fostering meritocracy among the nomads and the the Yasa code which formed the basis of the Empire.
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  Military advances of Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Representation of 12th and 13th century Mongol soldiers in [[Naadam.]] Genghis Khan's armies seemed to be incomparably superior in the 12th and 13th century because of their superior strategy and mobility.
Genghis Khan's Military philosophy in general was to defeat opponents with the least risk and cost to the Mongols, relying on his loyal and meritocratically chosen generals and his soldiers.
Before invasion of an opposing area, Genghis Khan and his generals made extensive preparations in a Kurultai, or Military council, to decide how the upcoming war would be conducted and as well which generals would participate; meanwhile they would thoroughly accumulate intelligence about their opponents, after which the course of hostilities would be calculated through.
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 Military advances of Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Genghis Khan added the one necessary ingredient, which was strict discipline, to his armies which were similar to many armies of the steppes during the time.
Genghis Khan did not as a general rule trust his relatives to command large number of troops for larger campaigns, and so he did not allow them to command significant numbers of soldiers.
During Genghis Khan's conquest of Khwarezmid Empire, Muqali was the supreme commander of all Mongol forces in Jin China.
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 Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Genghis Khan also was eager to take revenge against the Jurchen for their long subjugation of the Mongols by stirring up conflicts between Mongol tribes.
Genghis Khan was by and large tolerant of the multiple religions and there is no cases of him or the Mongols engaging in religious war against people he encountered during the conquests as long as they were obedient.
Genghis Khan was a taboo topic and was officially and heavily suppressed by the Soviet backed communist government of Mongolia, People's Republic of Mongolia, and he was described as a bad person.
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 Genghis Khan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Chingis Khan is often considered a military and political genius and one of the most influential leaders in world history, making his mark as one of the most all-encompassing and paramount leaders to all.
Later she was kidnapped in a raid by the Merkit tribe and Chingis Khan called on his friend and later rival, Jamuka, and his protector, Toghril of the Kereit tribe, for aid.
Chingis Khan's armies seemed to be incomparably superior in the 12th and 13th century because of their superior strategy and mobility.
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 Military strategy
Military strategy was one of a triumvirate of "arts" or "sciences" that govern the conduct of warfare; the others being tactics, the execution of plans and manœuvering of forces in battle, and logistics, the maintenance of an army.
Technological advances also had a huge influence on strategy: aerial reconnaissance, artillery techniques, poison gas, the automobile and tank (though the latter was, even at the end of the war, still in its infancy), telephone and radio telegraphy.
The German military, exhausted by the efforts of the March offensives and dispirited by their failure, was first seriously defeated during the battle of Amiens (8-11 August 1918) and the German homefront entered general revolt over a lack of food and destruction of the economy.
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 Mongols   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Genghis Khan found himself being chased by his father's enemies since he was 9 years old when his father Yesugei, a chief of a tribe, died of poison served by his enemy the Merkit clan at a wedding.
This is clearly attested to by Genghis Khan's own personal history: Before he became the Great Khan (khaghan), his own wife was kidnapped in a raid by the Merkits - his father's enemies - and he had to organize a counterattack to rescue her.
The Mongols and Genghis Khan maintained a policy of being open to all religions, it was known as particularly sympathetic to Christians (which may have helped contribute to the legend of Prester John).
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 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.
Genghis Khan could literally move troops around in the heat of battle as easily as he would move chess pieces.
When Genghis Khan died, Mongol armies were poised to conquer Hungary, which they would have accomplished had not their leader died.
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 Chinese Dynasties
Weakened by costly and disastrous military campaigns against Korea in the early seventh century, the dynasty disintegrated through a combination of popular revolts, disloyalty, and assassination.
Domestic economic instability and military defeat in 751 by Arabs, marked the beginning of five centuries of steady military decline for the Chinese empire.
Advances were realized in the fields of travel literature, cartography and geography, and scientific education.
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The Khan "advanced his armies on a wide front, controlling them with a highly developed system of communication"; that was the secret of his success (Chambers 1985:43).
Perhaps a reason that military (and police) institutions have difficulty engaging in low-intensity conflicts is because they are not meant to be fought by institutions.
Traditionally, military operations have been divisible into categories of "holding and hitting." Part of a force is used to tie down an opponent, freeing other assets for flank and other forms of maneuvering attacks.[28] Tactically, two key aspects of warfighting have been fire and movement.
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 A Prolific Genghis Khan, It Seems, Helped People the World   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In the late 13th century the sons of Genghis Khan controlled territory that stretched from the Pacific coast of China to the Caspian Sea, spanning land now held by the Central Asian republics and the northeast corner of Iran.
Genghis Khan's sons and heirs ruled over the various khanates in his empire, and may well have used their position to establish large harems, especially if they followed their father's example.
However once you factor in the Khans who came after him, who were his descendants, and if they also used to be chronic womanizers (which they most probably were) then it is very possible for prodigious offspring bearing Genghis Khan's DNA to arise.
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 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
According to Ratchnevsky, accepting a birth in 1155 would render Genghis Khan a father only at the age of 30, and would imply that at the ripe age of 72 he personally commanded the expedition against the Tanguts.
Also, according to the Altan Tobci, Genghis Khan's sister, Temulin, was nine years younger than he; but the Secret History relates that Temulin was an infant during the attack by the Merkits, during which Genghis Khan would have been 18, had he been born in 1155.
Genghis Khan : Life, Death and Resurrection (London; New York : Bantam Press, 2004) ISBN 0-593-05044-4.
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Caesar Maximus RE:Genghiz Khan himself never lost, actually 12/19/2004 10:24:22 PM I think Genghis would most likely have succeeded; the Europeans lacked the unity that Rome and once provided, and the Byzantine east was no longer a power to be reckoned with.
There is adramatic theory that had the great khan Ogedei not died in 1241, which recalled all the armies etc., the Mongols would have conquered Europe.
Genghis would have attacked the Holy land and North Africa terrain that was more favorable to his army.
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 Inside the Idiot Box » 2006 » May
Yet Tom Robinson, 48, has become the first man outside Asia to trace his ancestry directly to Genghis Khan, the 13th-century Mongol leader whose empire stretched from the South China Sea to the Persian Gulf.
And while Genghis Khan may have fathered thousands of children, Professor Robinson and his wife, Linda, have no offspring.
The southern town of Wadowice, where Pope John Paul II was born, has banned the sale of takeaway ice creams and cream cakes for the duration of the visit.
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This was revenge for a previous generations' acts - specifically, how Genghis Khan's father Yesugei married his mother.
Yesugei saw Oulen on the road as a bride for an arranged wedding with a Merkit and Yesugei fought and chased away the Merkit groom and his people who were protecting Oulen on the road.
Therefore, the Merkits became an enemy of Yesugei's clan Khyad and the feud crossed to the next generation.
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 Today's Pix - Sunday, July 9th, 2006 - Military Photos
Mongolian soldiers in traditional warrior outfit prepare to reenact Genghis Khan's legendary conquering hordes in Tov, south of Ulan Bator, Mongolia, Sunday, July 9, 2006.
Members of the military wing of Hamas display the ID cards of Israeli soldiers, who left them behind as Israeli tanks withdrew from most of the northern Gaza Strip, during the militant's news conference in north Gaza Strip July 8, 2006.
one thing that made Ghenghis Khan's army so effective is that their horses had the best hoofcare they had a sort of thick rawhide slipper so their horses would not come up lame as much as enemy cavalry on the harder terrain which gave his army greater mobility.
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(602-629), Grey: Under Sassanid military control.]] Before the Islamic conquest of Persia, Zoroastrianism was the national religion of the Sassanian Empire of Persia, and played an important role in the earlier Achaemenean and Parthian regimes.
The Persian general Rostam Farrokhzād had been criticised for his decision to face the Arabs on their own ground, suggesting that the Persians could have prevailed if they had stayed on the opposite bank of the Euphrates.
From 1220, Persia was invaded and destroyed by wave after wave of calamity starting with the Military advances of Genghis Khan, followed later by Tamerlane.
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Some of the Turkish military were exiled for the Armenian genocide of World War I. Similarly, few members of the Khmer Rouge suffered punishment for causing the death of more than a million Cambodians.
The military is able to survive this increased lethality of weapons through the practice of distributing its forces over a wide extent of territory.
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