9 Reasons Why Genghis Khan Was a Man Ahead of His Time

The image of the great conqueror as a bloodthirsty warlord is an unfair one, here’s why

14th century portrait of Genghis Khan, comissioned by his grandson Kublai, National Museum Taipei,Taiwan. Image source and licensing : Wikimedia Commons.

II had a distorted view of Genghis Khan (pronounced Chinggis Khan) till my early twenties. Many believe he was a brutal conqueror who razed cities and wiped out civilizations. I shared their views.

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Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Prateek Dasgupta, M.S.

Top writer in History, Science, Art, Food, and Culture. Interested in lost civilizations and human evolution. Contact: prateekdasgupta@gmail.com