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  Timeline 1200 to 1299
Subotai was one of Genghis Khan's ablest lieutenants, and went on to distinguish himself after the khan's death.
In Khan's lifetime he and his warriors had conquered the majority of the civilized world, ruling an empire that stretched from Poland down to Iran in the west, and from Russia's Arctic shores down to Vietnam in the east.
1237-1238 Batu Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan, invaded Russia.
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 Search Tuna Report for mongol invasion   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Description: Mongol invasion of Russia The Mongol Invasion of Russia was an invasion of the medieval state of Kievan Rus' by a large army of nomadic Mongols,....
Mongol invasion of Russia Related Links Alexander II of Russia quotes The Mongol Invasion of Russia was an invasion of the medieval state of Kievan Rus by a large army of nomadic Mongols, starting in 1223....
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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 Summary and Evaluation of China, Korea & Japan to 1875 by Sanderson Beck
Mongols invaded the Jin empire in 1211 and overcame it in 1234.
Mongol invasions of Koryo began in 1231, and after six invasions the Koreans submitted to the Yuan empire in 1270.
The Mongols were the most aggressive conquerors of eastern Asia and slaughtered millions of people as they expanded their territory to an immense empire for a brief time; their descendants continued to dominate central Asia.
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 Quotes on Leadership and Related Subjects   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The empire established by Genghis Khan eventually extended from the Pacific Ocean in the east to the Black Sea in the west, and from Siberia in the north to the northern borders of mainland Southeast Asia.
The rules of succession in Mongol government have been called "tanistry." This system is similar to natural succession, or survival of the fittest: a prospective Khan could win that position by wiping out his opposition and thus proving his worthiness.
It was not until 1480 that, due to internal Mongol strife and a consolidation of his own power, Ivan III was able to successfully challenge Mongol overlordship by refusing the tribute.
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 Rabban Bar Sawma
Fired by a zeal to visit Nestorian monuments in the Middle East and Jerusalem, Sauma and his student Markos, later to become the patriarch and leader of the Nestorian church centered in Baghdad, set out on their arduous pilgrimage sometime before 1278.
They reached the Mongol territories in Persia, but were unable to continue their journey to Jerusalem because of the political situation.
The Monk of Kublai Khan, Emperor of China; or The History of the Life and Travels of Rabban Sawma, Envoy and Plenipotentiary of the Mongol Khans to the Kings of Europe and Markos who as Yahbh-Allaha III Became Patriarch of the Nestorian Church in Asia.
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 Archive of Turkish Oral Narrative •• Türk Öykürleri Sandığı
The khans themselves adhered to their traditional beliefs, Shamanism and, according to at least one source, of Tengri, the monotheistic pre-Islamic religion of the Turks.
Abul-Ghazi Bahadur Khan (1603-1663), ruler of Khiva, was asked by his Turkmen subjects (which constituted a large portion of the population) to compile the authoritative genealogy of their common lineage from many extant written variants.
Before all the elected Central Asian Delegates could reach St. Petersburg, the First Duma (1906) was abrogated by tsar Nicholas II.96 A number of the assembled Central Asian Delegates signed the 1906 Vyborg Manifesto, protesting the Duma's dissolution.
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