1191 - 1232

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Tolui (c.1191–1232) was the fourth son of Genghis Khan by his chief khatun Börte. His ulus, or territorial inheritance, at his father's death in 1227 was the homelands in Mongolia, and he also served as civil administrator until 1229, the time it took to confirm Ögedei as second Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (1206–1368). Before that he had served with distinction in the campaigns against the Jin dynasty, the Western Xia and the Khwarezmid Empire, where he was instrumental in the capture and massacre at Merv and Nishapur. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tolui has received more than 691,959 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 45 in 2019). Tolui is the 318th most popular politician (down from 299th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Mongolia (down from 3rd in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mongolian Politician.

Tolui is most famous for being the son of Genghis Khan and the father of Möngke Khan.

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Among politicians, Tolui ranks 318 out of 15,710Before him are Louis XI of France, Kangxi Emperor, Gerald Ford, Djoser, Qianlong Emperor, and Philip V of Spain. After him are Bhumibol Adulyadej, Charles II of Spain, Ahmed II, Haile Selassie, Alcibiades, and François Mitterrand.

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Among people born in 1191, Tolui ranks 1After him are Yaroslav II of Vladimir, Eleanor of Castile, George IV of Georgia, and Peter I, Duke of Brittany. Among people deceased in 1232, Tolui ranks 1After him are Michael Scot, Peire de Montagut, and Idris al-Ma'mun.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Tolui ranks 4 out of 53Before him are Genghis Khan (1162), Batu Khan (1207), and Hulagu Khan (1217). After him are Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), Subutai (1175), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), and Toghon Temür (1320).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Tolui ranks 3Before him are Batu Khan (1207) and Hulagu Khan (1217). After him are Modu Chanyu (-234), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), and Toghrul (1130).