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Genghisids (also Chinggisids) were the direct descendants of the Mongolian ruler Genghis Khan (* between 1155 and 1167; † 1227).

Many Asian dynasties derived from Genghis Khan, including

Genghis Khan belonged to the tribe of Mongghol , the clan of Bordschigin (Wild Duck people) and Unterklan the Qiyat (Kiryat). His eldest son was Dschötschi (* 1183, † 1227), the second Tschagatai (* around 1186, † 1242), the third Ögedei (* 1186/89, † 1241), the fourth Tolui (* around 1191, † 1232).

Bordschigin (Mongolian: Боржигин, Borjigin ; ᠪᠣᠷᠵᠢᠭᠢᠨ; Russian: Борджигин, Bordžigin ) names a more extensive voting line and refers to the Mongolian warrior Bodonchar Munkhag (* 850, † 900), from whom Timur Lenk is said to have descended in addition to Genghis Khan .

A direct descent was an advantage or even a prerequisite for assuming power.

See also

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Thomas Welsford: Four Types of Loyalty in Early Modern Central Asia: the Tūqāy-Timūrid takeover of greater Mā Warā al-Nahr, 1598-1605; Brill publishing house; Leiden, Boston 2013, p. 290