Compare And Contrast Genghis Khan And Alexander The Great

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You may have heard of some of the greatest conquerors of the eastern hemisphere Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. What makes them want to conqueror the world? How were they able to conqueror so much land? But also, what is their story?
(Temujin) Genghis Khan was born in 1162 in Deluun Boldog. He was the member of the Khamag Mongol tribe and a descendant of the Khabul Khan. Khabul Khan was a leader who briefly united Mongols against the Jin dynasty of northern China during the 1100s ( Website). Genghis was born with a blood clot in his hand and this was a sign in the Mongol folklore that he was destined to become a leader. When he was about 9 years old, his father, Yesugei, took him to meet the family of his future bride. Yesugei
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His wife Rhonxana gave birth to their first son months after his death. Later on after his death his empire collapsed ( Website). He did not prepare his empire of his death because he did not designate a successor for his empire (Alexander the Great Alexander of Macedon Biography).
Genghis Khan died in August 18, 1227 of unknown causes. Many historians believe he fell off a horse while hunting and died of fatigue and his injuries. But also others believe that he died of respiratory diseases. Before he died, he gave supreme leadership to his son Ogedei, who controlled most of eastern Asia and China. I also divided the rest of my empire among my other
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They both conquered a great deal of land. Both of their father were assassinated by their enemies. They were both born into leadership/ royalty. Their fathers were both leaders of their land. Soon after their fathers were killed they became leaders to their land and people. Genghis killed his half-brother so that he can become the chief of the clan and alexander killed all the people who were Aires to the throne. But of course everyone has differences just like Genghis Khan and Alexander the Great. Genghis died when his was 65 years old and Alexander died when he was just 32 years old. Genghis lived twice as long as poop Alexander. They were also born far apart from each other. Alexander was born in the westside (Europe) while Genghis was born in eastside (Asia). Genghis had many wives and he had a huge amount of off springs. About 0.5% of men in the world are descendants of Genghis Khan (Razibkhan99). This is a big deal because Alexander only had 2 sons and he didn’t have that much wives as Genghis. Therefore, Alexander didn’t have as many descendants as Genghis Khan.
They were truly great Conquers of the eastern hemisphere. Their stories were very interesting. They both wanted power badly that’s why they killed the aires to the throne. They really cared about power. Their Knowledge help them conquer some much land in their life time. Even they had to go thought many obstacles they didn’t give up
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