Mongol empire, and India.
Around 1200, a Mongol clan leader named Temujin sought to unify the Mongols under his leadership.
The Mongols destroyed one city after another—Utrar, Samarkand, Bukhara—and slaughtered many inhabitants. By 1225, Central Asia was under Mongol control.
Genghis Khan died in 1227—not from violence, but from illness.
1260, the Mongols had divided their huge empire into four regions, or khanates.
He traveled by caravan on the Silk Roads with his father and uncle, arriving at Kublai Khan’s court around 1275.
1281, the Great Khan sent huge fleets against Japan. The Mongols forced Koreans to build, sail, and provide provisions for the boats, a costly task that almost ruined Korea.
Kublai Khan died in 1294.
His first goal was China. After invading the northern Jin Empire in 1211
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