Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Fact of the Day: Mongol Empire

Founded by Genghis Khan, the Mongol Empire was the largest empire (as a single land-mass) that ever existed. It reached most of the orient, much of the Middle East, and even crossed into Eastern Europe. 

11 comments:

Kirsty Vittetoe said...

Cool share!

Mary Kirkland said...

My husband often tells me he think I was Genghis Khan in a past life because I'm mean and intimidating. lol I'm a damn cuddly bear I tell you.

Optimistic Existentialist said...

It would be so interesting to travel back in time and just observe how this empire worked...I find these things interesting.

Bob Bushell said...

What a man!

Anna-Alina said...

I've heard about him, but was not sure who he was, thanks for sharing!

Anna and Klaudia said...

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Pat Hatt said...

Sure knew how to take control

Martha said...

That is one large empire!

Christine said...

interesting!

stephen Hayes said...

The Mongol hoards made it as far west as the gates of Vienna.

bj said...

i saw an episode of Star Trek with Ricardo Montalban playing Khan...he sure was a lot better looking, too....