Ögedei was the third son of Genghis Khan and Börte Ujin. He participated in the turbulent events of his father's rise. When Ögedei was 17 years old, Genghis Khan experienced the disastrous defeat of Khalakhaljid Sands against the army of Jamukha. Ögedei was heavily wounded and lost on the battlefield.
Sep 23, 2019 · Ogedei Khan (aka Ogodei) ruled the Mongol Empire from 1229 to 1241. He was the third son of Genghis Khan (r. 1206-1227), the empire 's founder. Ogedei's accomplishments included creating a new capital at Karakorum, establishing a system of regional governance and taxation, and defeating the long-time enemy of the Mongols, the Jin state of ...
Feb 7, 2023 · Ögödei, also spelled Ogadai, Ogdai, or Ugedei, (born 1185, Mongolia—died 1241, Karakorum, Mongolia), son and successor of the Mongol ruler Genghis Khan (d. 1227), who greatly expanded the Mongol Empire. The third son of Genghis, Ögödei succeeded his father in 1229.
Ögedei Khan, Ögedei; also Ogotai or Oktay (c. 1186 – 1241), was the third son of Genghis Khan and second Great Khan of the Mongol Empire by succeeding his father. He continued the expansion of the empire that his father had begun, and was the Great Khan when the Mongol Empire reached its furthest extent west during the invasion of Europe .
Ogedei Khan orders the construction of a new capital of the Mongol Empire at Karakorum, Mongolia. Multiple Mongol armies attack western Asia, Russia, Poland, and Hungary. The city of Ryazan (Riazan) is besieged and captured by the Mongols. The Mongols invade Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia .
Oct 13, 2018 · Ogedei Khan was the second Khagan (meaning ‘Great Khan’) of the Mongol Empire. He was the third son of Genghis Khan and succeeded his father in 1229. Ogedei continued to expand the Mongol Empire, a task that he inherited along with the throne.
The House of Ögedei, sometimes called the Ögedeids, was an influential Mongol family and a branch of the Borjigin clan from the 12th to 14th centuries. They were descended from Ögedei (c. 1186–1241), a son of Genghis Khan who succeeded his father to become the second khagan of the Mongol Empire. Ögedei continued the expansion of the Mongol Empire.