Famous Mongolian Historical Personalities

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 1 Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan
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Famous As: Great Khan of the Mongol Empire (1206-1227)
Birthdate: 1158 AD
Birthplace: Khentii Mountains, Mongolia
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 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.

 3 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.

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 4 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.

 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

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

 7 Batu Khan

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

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

 9 Berke

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

 10 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.

 11 Kököchin

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

 12 Chabi

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

 13 Ariq Böke

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

 14 Ibaqa Beki

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

 15 Arghun

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

 16 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

 17 Töregene Khatun

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

 18 Öz Beg Khan

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

 19 Dayan Khan

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

 20 Queen Noguk

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

 21 Nambui

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

 22 Ligdan Khan

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

 23 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

 24 Oghul Qaimish

Oghul Qaimish
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Famous As: Khagan
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1251 AD

 25 Noble Consort Ying

Noble Consort Ying
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Famous As: Qianlong Emperor's wife
Birthdate: March 7, 1731
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: March 14, 1800

 26 Budashiri

Budashiri
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 1307 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1340 AD

 27 Esen Taiji

Esen Taiji
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Famous As: Mongolian chief
Birthdate: 1407 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1455 AD

 28 Empress Xiaohuizhang

Empress Xiaohuizhang
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: November 5, 1641
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: January 7, 1718

 29 Bilge

Bilge
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Famous As: Emperor
Birthdate: 0683 AD
Birthplace: Yin Mountains, China
Died: November 25, 0734

 30 Khulan khatun

Khulan khatun
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 1164 AD
Birthplace: Unknown
Died: 1215 AD

 31 Princess Gyeguk

Princess Gyeguk
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Yuan dynasty
Died: 1315 AD

 32 Babusha

Babusha
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mangolia
Died: 1330 AD

 33 Bulugan

Bulugan
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1307 AD

 34 Queen Anu

Queen Anu
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Famous As: Warrior
Birthdate: 1653 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1696 AD

 35 Radnashiri

Radnashiri
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Famous As: Queen
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1322 AD

 36 Orghana

Orghana
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongol

 37 Daliyetemishi

Daliyetemishi
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongol
Died: 1368 AD

 38 Zhenge

Zhenge
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1327 AD

 39 Sugabala

Sugabala
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Famous As: Empress
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongalia
Died: 1327 AD

 40 Kurdujin Khatun

Kurdujin Khatun
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Famous As: Princess
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1338 AD

 41 Erketu Qatun

Erketu Qatun
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Famous As: Ruler
Birthdate: 1551 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: June 24, 1612

 42 Arigböge

Arigböge
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Famous As: Chief
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Mongol Empire
Died: 1266 AD

 43 To-wang

To-wang
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: 1797 AD
Birthplace: Mongolia
Died: 1887 AD