1161 - 1230

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Börte (simply Borte, also Börte Üjin; Cyrillic: Бөртэ үжин; c. 1161–1230) was the first wife of Temüjin, who became Genghis Khan, the founder of the Mongol Empire. Börte became the head of the first Court of Genghis Khan, and Grand Empress of his Empire. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Börte has received more than 934,098 page views. Her biography is available in 32 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 30 in 2019). Börte is the 1,130th most popular politician (up from 1,173rd in 2019), the 8th most popular biography from Mongolia (down from 7th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Mongolian Politician.

Börte is a type of handwoven fabric that is most famous for its use in the traditional dress of the nomadic Kazakh people.

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Among politicians, Börte ranks 1,130 out of 15,710Before her are Alauddin Khalji, Fritz Sauckel, Manuel Noriega, Lothair of France, Gordian II, and Valdemar II of Denmark. After her are David Lloyd George, John Quincy Adams, Abdullah Gül, Lucius Junius Brutus, Valdemar IV of Denmark, and John III Doukas Vatatzes.

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Among people born in 1161, Börte ranks 2Before her is Baldwin IV of Jerusalem. After her are Emperor Takakura, Constance, Duchess of Brittany, and Sancho, Count of Provence. Among people deceased in 1230, Börte ranks 1After her are Pérotin, Walther von der Vogelweide, Berengaria of Navarre, Ottokar I of Bohemia, Alfonso IX of León, Leopold VI, Duke of Austria, Pelagio Galvani, Margaret, Countess of Blois, Pietro Ziani, Benedetto Antelami, and Samuel ibn Tibbon.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Börte ranks 8 out of 53Before her are Batu Khan (1207), Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), and Subutai (1175). After her are Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), and Jebe (1137).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Börte ranks 5Before her are Batu Khan (1207), Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), and Modu Chanyu (-234). After her are Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), and Toghrul (1130).