Genghis Khan

A mongolian emperor

Gengkis Khan life

Gengkis Kahn was born in 1162. He was named Temujin, which means "blacksmith". He was a young man when he began to unite the Mongol tribes. In 1206 he was elected to be Genghis Khan, which means "strong ruler", by the Mongol leaders. He was destined to be a great warrior because he had a blood clot in his hand.


BORN: 1162

MARRIED: Borte when he was ten

CHILDREN: Jochi, Chagatai, Ögedei and Tolui

His children

Gengkis Khan had four children with Borte. His first child was Jochi, Chagatai, Ögedei, and Tolui. He also had other children with other women.


  • Controlled most of Asia
  • Created tribal groups
  • Gathered an army of more than 100,000 warriors
  • Made his people the most skilled fighting force
  • Wealth and new soldiers
  • 1211 invaded China
  • Controlled parts of the Silk Road