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Genghis Khan Destined to be a Hero Arriving in this world with a blood clot in the palm of his hand Genghis Khan was destined to be a hero In 1167 Genghis Khan was born to Yisugei Chieftain of the Kiyat-Borjigid and his wife Hoelun He was named Temujin which means blacksmith after a Tatar Chieftain his father had just captured As a young boy Temujin experienced many hardships after his father was poisoned by a group of Tartars This loss of their leader caused the Kiyat tribe to scatter leaving Temujin and his family alone Yet with much will power and determination Temujin developed into an intelligent brave warrior at an early age In 1189 when Temujin was 22 he was elected new leader of the Kiyat tribe His rise to power came when a rival clan the Merkit captured his wife Borte The Khan of the Kereit tribe Toghril helped him by providing him with 20000 soldiers Also Jamuka a childhood friend provided an army With their help Temujin destroyed the Merkit tribe Soon after this victory his allies abandoned him and plundered his property but he tactfully captured them taking their men and turning them into his soldiers and servants This victory laid the foundation for his rise to power He started taking over other clans one by one Eventually his alliance with Toghril dissipated and he also took over the powerful Keriet tribe This event caused him to be in direct competition for ruling power with his former ally Jamuka Many of Jamukas men deserted him for Temujin who they believed to be the true winner and wiser more powerful leader This desertion resulted in Jamuka being outnumbered and the result was an easy victory So in 1206 Temujin was proclaimed Genghis Khan emperor of all emperors universal ruler oceanic king and precious warrior Holding this title with pride he embarked upon his quest to unite all
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