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(1162–1227), founder of the Mongol empire; born Temujin. He took the name Genghis Khan (“ruler of all”) in 1206 after uniting the nomadic Mongol tribes. When he died, his empire extended from China to the Black Sea. His grandson Kublai Khan completed the conquest of China.
Genghis Khan/ˌɡeNGˌɡis ˈkän//ˌjeNGˌɡis ˈkän/
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