MILITARY PERSONNEL

Genghis Khan

1162 - 1227

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Genghis Khan (c. 1158 – August 18, 1227), born Temüjin, was the founder and first Great Khan (Emperor) of the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous empire in history after his death. He came to power by uniting many of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia. After founding the Empire and being proclaimed Genghis Khan (an honorary title possibly derived from the Turkic tengiz – sea, meaning "the oceanic, universal ruler"), he launched the Mongol invasions that conquered most of Eurasia, reaching as far west as Poland in Europe and the Levant in the Middle East. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Genghis Khan has received more than 23,079,433 page views. His biography is available in 154 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 151 in 2019). Genghis Khan is the most popular military personnel, the most popular biography from Mongolia and the most popular Mongolian Military Personnel.

Genghis Khan is most famous for being the founder of the Mongol Empire. He is also known for his military prowess and his conquests.

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Among MILITARY PERSONNELS

Among military personnels, Genghis Khan ranks 1 out of 1,466After him are Alexander the Great, Joan of Arc, Timur, Spartacus, Charles de Gaulle, Erwin Rommel, Karl Dönitz, Charles Martel, Adolf Eichmann, William Wallace, and Chiang Kai-shek.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1162, Genghis Khan ranks 1After him are Jamukha, Eleanor of England, Queen of Castile, Theodoric I, Margrave of Meissen, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, and Fujiwara no Teika. Among people deceased in 1227, Genghis Khan ranks 1After him are Jochi, Pope Honorius III, Qiu Chuji, Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, Leszek the White, Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Abdallah al-Adil, Al-Mu'azzam Isa, Marco I Sanudo, Demetrius of Montferrat, and Renaud I, Count of Dammartin.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Genghis Khan ranks 1 out of 53After him are Batu Khan (1207), Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), Subutai (1175), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), and Toghon Temür (1320).

Among MILITARY PERSONNELS In Mongolia

Among military personnels born in Mongolia, Genghis Khan ranks 1After him are Jochi (1181), Subutai (1175), and Muqali (1170).