38 Fascinating Facts about the Mongol Empire That You Probably Didn’t Know

They wiped out up to 10 percent of the population at the time, the women were kick-ass, their postal system was unrivalled, they invented the composite bow, they were multicultural and believed in religious freedom, and much more

Mongolia as it is now versus as it was as the Mongol Empire. By Quadell — Information: w:File:Mongolsethnic.jpg (now deleted)Own work based on: Asia-map.png, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=227022

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