30 Top Quotes By Genghis Khan, The Dreaded Mongol Leader
Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (1206-1227)
Khentii Mountains, Mongolia
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Genghis Khan, the first Great Khan of the Mongol dynasty and often hailed as the King of Kings, was the founding emperor of one of the largest contiguous empire, i.e. The Mongol Empire. This legendary Mongolian vanquisher went on to conquer vast territories of Eurasia, by annexing modern day states of China, Korea, Central Asia, Eastern Europe and Southwest Asia. He was held responsible for the downfall of some of the major dynasties such as Western Xia, Jin, Qara Khitai, Caucasus and Khwarazmian dynasty. However, he held a reputation of being a tyrant due to the slaughter of common citizens during his vanquishing escapades which made him one of the most feared rulers in the history. Despite his genocidal reputation, his political exploits brought Silk Route under one political environment which boosted the trade from Northeast Asia into Southwest Asia and Europe. Apart from his military accomplishments, he was responsible for inculcating religious tolerance and meritocracy into Mongol Empire. He is also accredited for the unification of the nomadic tribes of Northeast Asia. Let us browse through some of the most famous quotes from the Great Khan of the Mongol Dynasty, attributing his thoughts and life. Here is a compilation of notable quotations and thoughts by Genghis Khan.