Genghis Khan

1162 - 1227

Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan (born Temüjin Borjigin, c. 1155 – c. April 16, 1162 – August 18, 1227), also officially Genghis Emperor, was the founder and first Great Khan and 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, he launched the Mongol invasions that conquered most of Eurasia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Genghis Khan has received more than 18,196,251 page views. His biography is available in 151 different languages on Wikipedia making him the most popular military personnel.

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Among military personnels, Genghis Khan ranks 1 out of 1,194After him are Alexander the Great, Joan of Arc, Timur, Charles de Gaulle, Spartacus, Chiang Kai-shek, Charles Martel, Erwin Rommel, Adolf Eichmann, William Wallace, and Themistocles.

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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, Leszek the White, Louis IV, Landgrave of Thuringia, Abdallah al-Adil, Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine, Al-Mu'azzam Isa, Demetrius of Montferrat, and Marco I Sanudo.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Genghis Khan ranks 1 out of 42After him are Batu Khan (1207), Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), Toghon Temür (1320), Berke (1209), Börte (1161), Abaqa Khan (1234), Ariq Böke (1219), Subutai (1175), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), and Sorghaghtani Beki (1190).


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

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