Mongol Invasions timeline

  • Mongol Invasion of China

    Mongke Khan dispatched Kublai to the Dali Kingdom in 1253 to outflank the Song. The Gao faimly, dominated the court, resisted and murdered Mongol... Read more

  • Mongol Conquest of Siberia

    The Mongols had long maintained intimate relations with the peoples of Siberian forest (taiga). They called those in the forest "People of the... Read more

  • Mongol-Jin Dynasty War

    Wanyan Heda's Jin army still had more than 100,000 men after the battle at Mount Yu, and the Mongols adopted a strategy of exhausting the enemy.... Read more

  • Mongol Invasion of Central Asia

    Driven from China by the Jurchen Jin Dynasty, in 1124 some Khitans moved westward under Yeh-lü Ta-shih’s leadership and created the Kara khitan... Read more

  • Mongol Conquest of the Song Dynasty

    Bayan of the Baarin, the Mongol commander, then sent half of his force up river to wade to the south bank in order to build a bridge across to take... Read more

  • Battle of Baghdad

    In 1258, a Mongol army numbering between 120,000 and 150,000 soldiers laid siege to and sacked Baghdad, then the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate... Read more