Genghis Khan: Destined to be a Hero
Arriving in this world with a blood clot in the palm of his hand , Genghis Khan was destined to be a hero. In 1167, Genghis Khan was born to Yisugei, Chieftain of the Kiyat-Borjigid, and his wife Ho’elun. He was named Temujin (which means blacksmith) after a Tatar Chieftain his father had just captured. As a young boy, Temujin experienced many hardships after his father was poisoned by
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Mongolia. His children were left with the challenge of winning the war with Yi Yia. His Empire remained organized, divided between his four sons. If Historians could unclench the fist of the long departed Genghis Khan, they would still find the blood clot in his palm. He was the hero who established the Mongol rule that brought relative peaceto Asia. This peace created a world ready to be discovered by explorers such as Marco Polo.