BANG! BANG! SOLDIER DOWN, SOLDIER DOWN!!! That was what life working for Genghis Khan sounded like. In fact, he conquered an empire in SW Asia called Persia (http://www.dictionary.com/). Before I talk about this mysterious man, I need to tell you about his time period so you can understand his actions better.  Back in 1162 dozens of nomadic tribes on the central Asian steppe were constantly fighting and stealing from each other ( www.history.com). Life for others were unpredictable and bloody. According to History.com,  A man named Yesukhei kidnapped a woman named Hoelun and forced her to marry him. They had kids and thus began the life of Genghis Khan. So now that we got that out of the way, let’s talk about the star here. Legend has it, he was born with a blood clot in his hand, a sign in Mongol folklore that he was destined to become a leader (https://www.biography.com). Later on in his life the enemy clan invited him to eat, poisoning him in the process (https://www.biography.com).  He still survived the poison and went on with his life. That wasn’t the end of his bad luck, no no no no no. His own clan refused to recognize the young boy’s leadership and ostracized his family of younger brothers and half-brothers to near-refugee status (https://www.biography.com). To prove himself Genghis killed his half-brother, Bekhter (https://www.biography.com). After proving himself leader worthy, He began his slow ascent to power by building a large army of more than 20,000 men (https://www.biography.com). Genghis’ first target to kill the clan who poisoned him and killed his father. Soon after, his next target was to kill any clan who was against him. Genghis decided if he can conquer those clan’s he can conquer any other clan! He did exactly that and slowly conquered the Asia and China. Conquering the Asia and China led him to conquer Persia. In conclusion, Two people got married and gave birth to Genghis Khan. He grew up and eventually got poisoned. After he survived that, his father was killed by the same people who poisoned him. He tried to become leader but failed. To prove himself, he killed his half brother. He became leader after proving himself and started building an unstoppable army. They killed many people and conquered many places in the world with his army and their amazing tactics, weapons, and helpful devices.

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