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 1 Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan.
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Famous As: Khagan of the Mongol Empire
Birthdate: 1162 AD
Birthplace: Delüün Boldog
Died: August 18, 1227

The founder and first Great Khan and Emperor of the Mongol Empire, Genghis Khan is often considered to be the greatest conqueror of all time. A brutal ruler, he enjoyed exceptional military successes and occupied a substantial portion of Central Asia and China. Besides his military accomplishments, he is also credited with revitalizing the Mongol Empire's writing system.

 2 Subutai

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military Leader
Birthdate: 1175 AD
Birthplace: Burkhan Khaldun, Mongolia
Died: 1248 AD

The chief military strategist of Genghis Khan and Ögedei Khan, Subutai went down in history for his sophisticated and coordinated movements, which helped him conquer 32 nations and win 65 battles. Born to a blacksmith, Subutai, with his humble birth, proved that meritocracy ruled in the Mongol Empire.

 3 Kublai Khan

Kublai Khan.
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Famous As: Founder of the Yuan dynasty in Mongolia and China,
Birthdate: September 23, 1215
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: February 18, 1294

Also known as the Emperor Shizu of Yuan, Kublai Khan served as the fifth khagan of the famous Mongol Empire. After the division of the empire, Kublai Khan founded the Yuan dynasty in China and ruled as the first Yuan emperor from 1271 until his death in 1294. Hence, he played an important role in re-creating a militarily powerful China.

 4 Ogedei Khan

Ogedei Khan.
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: November 7, 1186
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Khamag Mongol
Died: December 11, 1241

Ogedei Khan became the second Khagan of the Mongol Empire after succeeding his father Genghis Khan. Under his reign, the empire continued its expansion and reached its farthest extent south and west. Considered to be Genghis Khan's favorite son, Ogedei Khan is credited for continuing on the path set by his legendary father.

 5 Hulagu Khan

Hulagu Khan.
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Famous As: Mongol Ruler
Birthdate: October 15, 1218
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 8, 1265
When Mangu Khan ordered Hulagu Khan, grandson of Genghis Khan, to expand the Mongol empire, Hulagu didn’t disappoint him. After capturing north central Iran, he killed Al-Musta'sim, destroyed Baghdad, and conquered Syria, but was subdued by the Egyptians. Surprisingly, it is believed he had converted to Buddhism before death.

 6 Börte

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Famous As: Temüjin's first wife
Birthdate: 1161 AD
Birthplace: Khentii, Mongolia
Died: 1230 AD
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 7 Khaltmaagiin Battulga

Khaltmaagiin Battulga
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President
Birthdate: March 3, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolian People's Republic
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 8 Batu Khan

Batu Khan
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1205 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1255 AD

 9 Khutulun

Khutulun.
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Cousin of Kublai Khan
Birthdate: 1260 AD
Died: 1306 AD

Khutulun was a Mongol wrestler and noblewoman. The daughter of Kaidu, Khutulun is remembered for accompanying her father on his military campaigns. Khutulun finds mention in the writings of personalities like Rashid al-Din Hamadani and Marco Polo. 

 10 Jöchi

Jöchi
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: 1182 AD
Birthplace: Khamag Mongol
Died: January 31, 1227

 11 Tolui

Tolui
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Famous As: Khagan of the Mongol Empire
Birthdate: 1192 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1232 AD

 12 Berke

Berke
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1209 AD
Birthplace: Burkhan Khaldun
Died: 1266 AD

 13 Gana Bayarsaikhan

Gana Bayarsaikhan
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Listed In: Fashion
Famous As: Model
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia

 14 Kököchin

Kököchin
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Famous As: Mongol princess
Birthdate: 1275 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: May 31, 1296

 15 Chabi

Chabi
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Famous As: Khongirad empress
Birthdate: 1225 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: March 20, 1281

 16 Ariq Böke

Ariq Böke
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 1219 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1266 AD

 17 Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician, Writer, Journalist
Birthdate: March 30, 1963
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Zereg, Khovd

 18 Bogd Khan

Bogd Khan
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mongolian head of state
Birthdate: 1869 AD
Birthplace: Litang, Sichuan, Qing Dynasty
Died: May 20, 1924

 19 Horloogiyn Choybalsan

Horloogiyn Choybalsan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political figure
Birthdate: February 8, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 26, 1952

 20 Modu Chanyu

Modu Chanyu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military officer
Birthdate: 0234 BC
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 0174 BC

 21 Danashri

Danashri
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Birthdate: 1320 AD
Birthplace: Mongoli
Died: 1335 AD

 22 Ibaqa Beki

Ibaqa Beki
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia

 23 Demchugdongrub

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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military leader
Birthdate: February 8, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Sonid Right Banner, China

 24 Tokhtamysh

Tokhtamysh
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Khan
Birthdate: 1350 AD
Died: 1406 AD

 25 Bayan Khutugh

Bayan Khutugh
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Toghon Temür's wife
Birthdate: 1324 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1365 AD

 26 Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang

Empress Dowager Xiaozhuang
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Famous As: Hong Taiji's consort
Birthdate: March 28, 1613
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: January 27, 1688

 27 Liu Yunshan

Liu Yunshan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: politician
Birthdate: June 30, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tumed Right Banner

 28 Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal

Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Political leader
Birthdate: September 17, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Davst, Mongolia
Died: April 10, 1991

 29 Arghun

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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: March 8, 1259
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Beylagan, Azerbaijan
Died: March 10, 1291

 30 Töregene Khatun

Töregene Khatun
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1185 AD
Birthplace: Mongol
Died: 1265 AD

 31 Damdin Sükhbaatar

Damdin Sükhbaatar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Army Leader
Birthdate: February 2, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Khuree, Qing Empire, Mongolia
Died: February 20, 1923

 32 Yesui

Yesui
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Noblewoman
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown

 33 Uka (singer)

Uka (singer)
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Listed In: Singers
Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: November 6, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

 34 Dayan Khan

Dayan Khan
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Birthdate: 1464 AD
Birthplace: Mongol Empire
Died: 1543 AD

 35 Saeid Mollaei

Saeid Mollaei
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Judoka
Birthdate: January 5, 1992
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tehran, Iran

 36 Möngke Khan

Möngke Khan.
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Famous As: Khagan of the Mongol Empire
Birthdate: January 11, 1209
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Gobi Desert
Died: August 11, 1259

Möngke Khan reigned as the fourth khagan (emperor) of the Mongol Empire. He made several important reforms to improve the Mongol Empire's administration. Under his reign, the empire conquered Syria and Iraq and had conflicts with the Delhi Sultanate of India.

 37 Noble Consort Yu

Noble Consort Yu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Qianlong Emperor's wife
Birthdate: June 15, 1714
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: July 9, 1792

 38 Möge Khatun

Möge Khatun
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Genghis Khan's wife
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia

 39 Güyük Khan

Güyük Khan.
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Famous As: Khagan of the Mongol Empire
Birthdate: March 19, 1206
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Khamag Mongol
Died: April 20, 1248
Güyük Khan was as aggressive in his expansion strategies as his grandfather Genghis Khan, but his premature death prevented any further Mongol invasion of Western Europe. A believer of Nestorianism, a Christian sect, he trusted his Christian advisors and was also known for his conflict with his cousin Batu.

 40 Öz Beg Khan

Öz Beg Khan
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Famous As: King
Birthdate: 1282 AD
Birthplace: Golden Horde
Died: 1341 AD

 41 Queen Noguk

Queen Noguk
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Yuan dynasty
Died: March 8, 1365

 42 Yesugen

Yesugen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Genghis Khan's wife
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia

 43 Altan Khan

Altan Khan
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chief
Birthdate: 1507 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1582 AD

 44 Nambaryn Enkhbayar

Nambaryn Enkhbayar
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former Prime Minister of Mongolia
Birthdate: June 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar

 45 Chuluuny Khulan

Chuluuny Khulan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Kharkhorin, Mongolia

 46 Nambui

Nambui
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1294 AD

 47 Ligdan Khan

Ligdan Khan
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Famous As: Khan of Mongolia
Birthdate: 1588 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1634 AD

 48 Juerbiesu

Juerbiesu
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Yelü Zhilugu's wife
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: MOngolia

 49 Princess Jeguk

Princess Jeguk
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: June 28, 1259
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mongol Empire
Died: May 21, 1297

 50 Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa

Sükhbaataryn Yanjmaa
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 15, 1893
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Died: May 1, 1962