Vladimir The Great: Vladimir The Great And Kublai Khan

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There are many renowned historical figures in the time of the Medieval period, each leaving behind their impact and legacy. Two of these characters are Vladimir I (Vladimir the Great, Vladimir Svyatoslavich) and Kublai Khan. Both had struggles rising into power due to family lines, yet still managed to form unification and expand; the two had distinguished military reputations and strategies, also leaving an effect on the economy and their legacy. However, a few differences between the two include the religion and culture inflicted and the fall of their empires. Vladimir and Kublai Khan both had many achievements dealing with aspects of their empire and reputations and legacy, but also possessed differences in religion and declining end. Rising to power wasn’t easy for Vladimir or Kublai Khan. They both had a family tree that restricted instant heritage of the throne. Vladimir was banned by his older brother who took the position of ruler after their father’s death. He had to return after gathering support and military power to overthrow and claim the title of emperor. Kublai was Genghis Khan’s grandson, having to wait through several conflicts for the throne as heirs claimed it and died before it fell into his hands. The empires under the rule of Vladimir and Kublai were both brought together and unified. Vladimir began to spread the idea of paganism over the Slavs but soon switched to Christianity, uniting the people under his rule and leaving the
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