Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Genghis Khan - The Khan Who Built An Empire Across Asia and Europe

Some quick facts about this emperor:
Ø      He lost his father at the age of nine.
Ø      He unified the Mongolian steppes after 4 large scale battles.
Ø      He implemented the system of qianhuzhi (thousand household community) and divided Mongolia into 95 such units.
Ø      He conquered 40 countries in his lifetime.

Who was he?

Compiled from Great Chinese Emperors

Thought of the day:

Q: Genghis Khan asked a Taoist master for the secret of immortality. How did they meet?

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