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  After Genghis Khan
The Great Khan Mongke having died, however, he hastened to return for the election, and the force that remained in Palestine was destroyed by the Mamluks under Baibars in 1261 at Ayn Jalut.
Ogedei was a rather passive ruler and personally self-indulgent, but he was intelligent, charming and a good decision-maker whose authority was respected throughout his reign by apparently stronger-willed relatives and generals whom he had inherited from Genghis.
Pending a kurultai to elect Ogedei's successor, his widow Toregene Khatun assumed power and proceeded to ensure the election of her son Guyuk by the kurultai.
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Ogedei rebuilt Karakorum in 1235 and re-established Karakorum's trade along the Silk Road.
Ogedei erected walls to surround Karakorum and constructed a rectangular-shaped palace firmly held by 64 wooden columns resting upon on solid granite bases.
Ogedei's widow Toregene Khatun held power in Karakorum as regent between 1242 and 1246 (see Ogedei Khan).
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 Genghis Khan - Famous Ancient Chinese People - Chinese
Genghis Khan was born by the name of Tem?jin in 1162, the second son of Yesugay Ba'aturYes?khei, a tribal chief of the Kiyad (singular: Kiyan).
Genghis Khan's armies seemed to be incomparibly superior in the 12th century12th 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.
www.famouschinese.com /people/Genghis_Khan   (4541 words)

 Batu Khan
He was a son of Juji and grandson of Genghis Khan.
Fortunately for Europe in the late spring of 1242 Batu withdrew from Europe following the news of the death of Ogedei Khan[?] (died in December, 1241).
Batu was a potential Grand Khan[?] and when he failed to win this he turned to consolidate his conquests in Asia and the Urals.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/ba/Batu_Khan.html   (309 words)

 Mongols   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
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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 The Mongol Empire - All Empires
Ogedei took the title of Khakhan ("Great Khan" or "Khan of Khans"), a title used by rulers of the greatest steppe Empires.
When Kublai Khan died in 1294, his successor would continue to hold the title of "Yuan Emperor", but there would be no more "Great Khan of the Mongols." The Mongols discontinued to have a universal ruler and thus, one could say the death of Kublai Khan meant the end of the Mongol Empire.
Batu Khan and Subedei invades and conquers Poland and Hungary.
www.allempires.com /article/index.php?q=The_Mongol_Empire   (7237 words)

 Mongolia - Successors of Chinggis, 1228-59   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Ogedei refused to divide the conquered region with the Song, which in 1234 attempted to seize part of the former Jin empire.
Ogedei committed the Mongols, whose total population could not have exceeded 1 million, to an offensive war against the most populous nation on earth, while other Mongol armies were invading Iran, Anatolia, Syria, and the steppes of western Siberia and Russia.
Ogedei and his progeny were awarded China and the other lands of East Asia.
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 Asia Finest Discussion Forum > GENGHIS KHAN
In modern Mongolia Genghis Khan is regarded as the father of the nation of Mongolia, for his historical role in uniting the Mongol confederations and therefore giving them a common identity and for his contributions in directing the effort in creating a writing system for the Mongolian language.
Heirs to Discord: The Supratribal Aspirations of Jamuqa, Toghrul, and Temüjin
Genghis Khan is the epitomy of China's decline.
www.asiafinest.com /forum/lofiversion/index.php/t65042-50.html   (17748 words)

 The Mongols
The mistress kills the son of the Great Khan so that her lover, Ogotai (the son of Khan), can become ruler of the realm.
Tolui was the father of Mangu Khan, ruler of the unified Mongol Empire from 1251 to 1259; Kublai Khan, who founded the Yuan dynasty in China; and Hulagu, who founded the il-Khanid dynasty of Persia.
Ogedei was physically a large man, but jovial, charismatic and looking forward to enjoying good times.
www.vernonjohns.org /snuffy1186/mongols.html   (409 words)

 Ögedei Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ogedei was the third son of Genghis Khan, and was considered to be his father's favorite son, ever since his childhood.
As an adult, Ogedei was an extremely charismatic man, known for his ability to sway doubters in any debate he was involved, simply by the force of his personality.
Ogedei was also known to be a humble man, who knew his human limitations, did not believe himself to be a genius, and was willing to listen and use the great generals that his father left him, as well as those he himself found to be most capable.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ogedei_Khan   (1059 words)

 e-Mongol.com - History of mongolia
In 1162 A. D., Temüjin, future Chinghis, was born to Yesugey, a kinsman of the Mongolian khan.
The empire was a union of four dominions: the great khan’s realm (Mongolia, China), the Golden Horde (Russia and Urals), the Chagatay realm (Central Asia) and the Ilkhan kingdom (Iran and Middle East).
Later in 1725 A. D., the Manchu government formed the fourth province, the Sain khan province, as a reward to lord Sain for his part in the war against the Oirads.
www.e-mongol.com /mongolia_history.htm   (4758 words)

 History of the Mongol Empire - List of Rulers
Khakhan ("Khan of Khans"): Title used by Khans of the greatest steppe Empires, including the Mongol Empire.
This title was officially used by all Khans of the Mongol Empire except for Chingis Khan.
Unites the factions and the White Horde in 1378 to revive the Golden Horde.
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 Genghis Khan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
For the pre-emptive airstrikes launched by the Pakistan Air Force during the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971, see Operation Chengiz Khan.
Modern scholars refer to the alleged policy of encouraging trade and communication as the Pax Mongolica (Mongol Peace).
At the time of his death, the Mongol Empire stretched from the Caspian Sea to the Sea of Japan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Genghis_Khan   (9941 words)

 Country Studies - Mongolia: Ogedei and Continuing Conquests
Country Studies - Mongolia: Ogedei and Continuing Conquests
This Web book is based on public domain material provided by the US government and has been compiled using Coimbra.
See also: The Last Campaign of Chinggis Khan, Reign of Kuyuk
www.photoglobe.info /ebooks/mongolia/cstudies_mongolia_0023.html   (501 words)

 History of the Mongol Empire - Picture Gallery
[4] Temujin proclaimed Chingis Khan at the Khuriltai of 1206.
[12] Marco Polo at the court of Kubiliai Khan.
[9] Chingis Khan speaking at the Kuriltai of 1206
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