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for questions about claims based on Genghis Khan, founder of the Mongol Empire.

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Did Genghis Khan outlaw hunting during breeding seasons? [duplicate]

9gag.com claims, Genghis Khan forbade the selling of women, theft of other's properties, decreed religious freedom, outlawed hunting during breeding seasons, and exempted the poor from ...
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Did Genghis Khan forbid the selling of women and exempt the poor from taxation?

9gag.com claims, Genghis Khan forbade the selling of women, theft of other's properties, decreed religious freedom, outlawed hunting during breeding seasons, and exempted the poor from ...
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Did Genghis Khan and his troops kill prisoners by banqueting on top of them?

From Wikipedia: At the Battle of Kalka River in 1223, Subutai's forces defeated the larger Kievan force, while losing the battle of Samara Bend against the neighboring Volga Bulgars – one of the ...
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Is one in two hundred men a descendant of Genghis Khan?

I've read years ago that 8% of all Asian men and thus 0.5% of all men would be descendant of Genghis Khan. Is there any truth to this? Or was this some trick to get their paper published? EDIT: ...