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Genghis Khan (1162–1227)

  • By: Timothy May
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Mongol conqueror

Genghis Khan merged several warring tribal confederations in the steppes (level and treeless land in southeastern Europe and Asia) of Mongolia and united Mongolia into a single nationality, establishing the largest contiguous empire in history. He received the title of ...

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