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A Short Biography of Genghis Khan . points to be observed




            (1)      statements not in chronological order
            (2)      Genghis Khan, Zingis Khan, Chingis Khan, Khan Jenghiz all spelling varieties of the same name.
In modern English language historical literature, the spelling Genghis Khan is used; all other spellings have appeared in older English language historical literature.
            (3)      Temujin, Taizu other names of Genghis Khan
The name Genghis Khan was given to him when he unified the Mongols and founded the Mongol Khanate (Empire). Temujin was his birth name, Taizu his temple name.
            (4)      Factual error : Russia was conquered after the death of Genghis Khan
Some might observe that Kiev today is not located in Russia, but in Ukraine. However, Ukraine and Russia before the Mongol conquest have a common history, and Kiev was the capital of Russia until 1240.
            (5)      Factual error : Baghdad was destroyed after the death of Genghis Khan
            (6)      Inaccuracy : it was not the Mongols, but Turkic-speaking Tatars under a Mongol prince, who conquered Russia in 1240
The Mongol population was comparatively small. The Mongol Empire ruled over many other ethnic groups, and utilized them for their political purpose.
            (7)      "The Library" is not a proper reference
            (8)      "The Internet" is not a proper reference

A book suitable for a younger readership is Gabriele Mandel, The Life and Times of Genghis Khan, London : Paul Hamlyn 1970; richly illustrated [G]
see Article : Genghis Khan from Wikipedia

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