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Tuesday, April 12, 2011

100 Interesting Facts About Temujin or Genghis Khan

100 Interesting Facts About Temujin or Genghis Khan

Don’t make him angry. You’ll never like him when he’s angry!!!

Who is Temujin? Some people consider him one of the worst conquerors to have ever lived. He is hated by many for the hundreds of thousands of people who were killed during his time. Is he really bad? Do we really have to hate him?

Check this out to find out and be the judge. 

1.) Temujin is known in world history as “Genghis Khan. His real name is Borjigin Temujin.

2.) Temüjin was named after a Tatar chieftain whom his father had captured. The name also suggests that they may have been descended from a family of blacksmiths

3.) Physically, Genghis is described as tall, long-bearded, red-haired and bluish-green-eyed.
4.) Kublai Khan, his grand child who ruled China, did not inherit his red hair.
5.) He was probably born in 1162 in Khentii Mountains and died in 1227 CE or Common Era at the age of 65.
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6.) Temujin was born with a blood clot grasped in his fist, a traditional sign that he was destined to become a great leader.
7.) He was the third-oldest son of his father who is a minor tribal chief and the oldest son of Hoelun his mother.

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