25 Insane Things You Didn’t Know About Genghis Khan

While you probably know he was a prolific warlord, there is much more than meets the eye when it comes to the father of military mayhem. These are 25 insane things you didn’t know about Genghis Khan.

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According to legend Genghis was born with a blood clot in his clenched fist which foretold that he would be a great ruler

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He grew to be tall, he had a long beard, and most likely had red hair with green eyes.

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His look came from the fact that Mongolia had experienced a lot of mixing between European and Asian genes

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He founded the Mongol Empire by uniting the various tribes between Russia and China

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This empire became the largest contiguous empire in history. It stretched all the way from the Pacific Ocean to Eastern Europe

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