This Day in History: Genghis Khan Dies (1227)

This Day in History:
Genghis Khan Dies (1227)

Though infamous for slaughtering entire cities and destroying fields and irrigation systems, Genghis Khan is admired for his military brilliance. The emperor-warrior consolidated nomadic tribes into a unified Mongolia and led them to conquer much of Asia from the Pacific coast to Eastern Europe. He died on a military campaign in China, and the empire was divided. The circumstances of his death are unclear. According to legend, how did his descendants ensure that his grave would remain hidden? More…: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.tfd.mobile.TfdSearch

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