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The Mongol Invasions of Japan


Rise of the Mongols

What Happened to the Mongols?

Genghis Khan and the Mongol Empire

The Mongol Diet

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Today in History: 05 May 1260

Kublai Khan Becomes Ruler of the Mongol Empire

On this day in 1260, Kublai Khan, grandson to Genghis Khan, becomes the ruler of the Mongol Empire. The Mongol Empire stretched from the Pacific Ocean to the Urals, and from Siberia to Afghanistan (1/5 of the world). He became the founder of the Yuan Dynasty in China, which included modern day Mongolia and China. By doing so he became the Emperor of China. He would rule until 1294.

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The Mongols – A History, By Jeremiah Curtin

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