Kublai Khan, born Kublai and also known by the temple name Shizu, was the fifth Khagan of the Mongol Empire, reigning from 1260 to 1294. He was also a general for the Mongolians.

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Kublai Khan ( 1215 – 1294) was the grandson of Genghis Khan and became the fifth Great Khan ruling  the Mongol Empire from 1260 until his death. He is also the founder and first emperor of the Yuan  Dynasty (1271 – 1368) that reunited China for the first time since the Tang Dynasty. The first ever Non-  Chinese emperor to rule China, he reigned from Beijing over the world’s greatest empire reaching from  the Pacific to the Black Sea.

In Kublai Khan founded the Bureau of Islamic Astronomy in Peking, which operated alongside the long-established Chinese Astronomical Bureau.

The painting originally depicts Kublai Khan, regardless, I couldnt stand but to cite this guy as Arslan Yabgu, the similarity is staggering

Khublai Khan of Yuan China

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The niece of the great Mongol leader, Kubla Khan, Princess Khutulun was described by Marco Polo as the greatest warrior in Khan’s army.

Genghis Khan, in 1207, led the Mongols on the first of many destructive, bloody invasions. Genghis Khan is estimated to have killed several million people. Ganghis Khan never learned how to read, but his success as a ruler resulted from his superior military mobility, strategy and organization. Genghis Kahn's grandson, Kublai Khan, conquered China and moved his capital to the city now known as Beijing in 1271.

The Mongol Empire in 1259

Ancient Black China: The Mongols, Zhou, Ainu, Jomon, and Huns

Ancient Black China: The Mongols, Zhou, Ainu, Jomon, and Huns

Kublai Khan, Khagan of the Mongol Empire, founder of the Yuan Dynasty Emperor of China.

Kublai Khan, Khagan of the Mongol Empire, founder of the Yuan Dynasty Emperor…

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Kublai Khan - Nomad (CD), Pop Music

Kublai Khan - Nomad (CD), Pop Music

Mongolian emperor  Kublai Khan  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kublai_Khan

Kublai khan was a fierce leader that would not let anyone get in his way whether it be man ,woman, or child. He rued the moguls in about

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A medieval European illustration of the Mongol princess Khutulun wrestling one of her suitors

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Explore the best Kublai Khan quotes here at OpenQuotes. Quotations, aphorisms and citations by Kublai Khan

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▶ Benedict Cumberbatch reads 'Kubla Khan' - just close your eyes and listen. Let the velvet voice fall over you like soft curtains of pleasure.

The abandoned Mongolian, Tibetan Phags-pa alphabet (Seal script style). The Seal script was used mainly for official seals, and also for some inscriptions on monuments.

The abandoned Mongolian, Tibetan Phags-pa alphabet (Seal script style). The Seal script was used mainly for official seals, and also for some inscriptions on monuments.

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Kublai Khan

Kublai Khan is the leader and emperor of the Mongolian Empire.

Kublai Khan as the first Yuan emperor, Shizu (Yuan dynasty: 1271–1368). Photo: © National Palace Museum, Taipei

Kublai Khan as the first Yuan emperor, Shizu (Yuan dynasty: 1271–1368). Photo: © National Palace Museum, Taipei

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