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List of Mongol Generals:

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 02:42 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 24th, 2016 at 06:05 PM by Piccolo

List of Mongol and Mongol Empire generals?


Berk (brother of Batu)

The biggies:

Genghis Khan
Nogai- Perhaps the first leader of the Golden Horde after it devoluted from the Mongol Empire. More of a "King Maker" than a Khan though.



Yelü Chucai- A statesman...
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First Mongol invasion of Europe (among other notes on the Mongols......)

Posted November 20th, 2016 at 01:33 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 25th, 2016 at 07:59 PM by Piccolo

Here, I will post some random notes regarding the first Mongol invasions of Europe, among other Mongol campaigns, as well as other notes on the Mongolians.

I wonder if during the period the Mongols moved on west of eastern Ukraine; the Mongols had an Indian front as well.

I think there were from 1221-1327. Either involving the Mongols or the Chagatai Khanate.

Thus, there were Mongols activites around India from the period of 1235-1241 (around the time...
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List of Spanish and Portuguese Conquistadores

Posted October 29th, 2016 at 01:43 PM by Piccolo
Updated November 2nd, 2016 at 12:25 PM by Piccolo

Pánfilo de Narváez- Born in Spain; first came to Jamaica in 1510. Participated in the Spanish colonization and conquest of Cuba.


List of conquistadors on wikipedia:
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Other Battles

Posted October 1st, 2016 at 07:34 PM by Piccolo
Updated October 3rd, 2016 at 07:46 PM by Piccolo

Battle of the Ice- Fought on Lake Peipus, between Estonia (more like the Tuetonic order, as there were Danish there and so on) and the Republic of Novogord


Novgord won. Tuetonic order dropped all claims on Russsian lands.

Battle of Plataea- 2nd Persian invasion of Greece around 479 BC. Greek victory.
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Charlemagne versus the Cordoba Caliphate

Posted September 25th, 2016 at 07:09 PM by Piccolo
Updated September 30th, 2016 at 08:56 PM by Piccolo

Charlemagnes victory against the Cordoba Caliphate was impressive.

True, his grandfather won the battle of Tours; but that was a glorified defensive battle. Pepin the short was able to take Septimania (the south of France) because the Arabs were busy fighting the Berber revolts.

But Charlemagne won an actual offensive border dispute. I will thus analyze why. He may have had the help or rebels inside the Cordoba Caliphate.
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