The largest contiguous land empire in history.- Mongol Empire
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Landlocked country in East Asia, bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south.
In 1206, Genghis Khan founded the Mongol Empire, which became the largest contiguous land empire in history.
Ögedei Khagan (also Ogodei; c. 1186 – 11 December 1241) was the third son of Genghis Khan and second khagan-emperor of the Mongol Empire, succeeding his father.
Möngke ( Möngke / Мөнх Mönkh; ; 11 January 1209 – 11 August 1259) was the fourth khagan-emperor of the Mongol Empire, ruling from 1 July 1251, to 11 August 1259.
Kublai (also spelled Qubilai or Kübilai; Хубилай ; ; 23 September 1215 – 18 February 1294), also known by his regnal name Setsen Khan (薛禪汗), was the founder of the Yuan dynasty of China and the fifth khagan-emperor of the Mongol Empire from 1260 to 1294, although after the division of the empire this was a nominal position.
Mongol army commander who was the eldest son of Genghis Khan, and presumably one of the four sons by his principal wife Börte, though issues concerning his paternity followed him throughout his life.
In 1207, Jochi conquered several of the forest peoples in Siberia, extending the northern border of the Mongol Empire for the first time.
Member of a community without fixed habitation who regularly moves to and from the same areas.
In the late 12th century, Genghis Khan united them and other nomadic tribes to found the Mongol Empire, which eventually stretched the length of Asia.
The Golden Horde, self-designated as Ulug Ulus, 'Great State' in Turkic, was originally a Mongol and later Turkicized khanate established in the 13th century and originating as the northwestern sector of the Mongol Empire.
Tolui Khan (c.
1191 – 1232) was a Mongol khan, the fourth son of Genghis Khan by his chief khatun, Börte.
The Ilkhanate, also spelled Il-khanate (, Ilxānān), known to the Mongols as Hülegü Ulus (Хүлэгийн улс,, Qulug-un Ulus), was a khanate established from the southwestern sector of the Mongol Empire.
The Yuan dynasty, officially the Great Yuan (, Yeke Yuwan Ulus, literally "Great Yuan State"), was a successor state to the Mongol Empire after its division and an imperial dynasty of China established by Kublai (Emperor Shizu), leader of the Mongol Borjigin clan, lasting from 1271 to 1368.