The Mongol Empire was a myth invented in 1908 by a Mongol Nationalist named Baavuday Tsend Gun. The book The Secret History of the Mongols was a literary work allegedly […]
What do you know about Turgot’s Map from 1739? From how high up was the perspective drawn? Did Michel-Etienne Turgot use a balloon or floating device to draw this perspective?
Plan of Paris, known as Turgot’s Map – 1739 Michel-Étienne Turgot (1690-1751), at the head of the Parisian municipality as provost of merchants, decided to commission a new plan of […]
Timur, was a 14th Century Turko-Mongol military leader who founded the Timurid Empire in and around modern-day Afghanistan, Iran and Central Asia, becoming the first ruler of the Timurid dynasty. […]
Genghis Khan was a man of Aryan origin, without Mongoloid features! Official history describes Genghis Khan as a great ruler who was equal parts military genius, political statesman and “bloodthirsty […]
Until the end of the 19th century, there was no such thing as a so-called “Mongol Empire” or “Golden Horde” in the history books. This myth was invented very recently […]
The Tartarian empire was massive. With an emperor with a reputation to match. “Tamerlane emperor of Tartaric called the wrath of God and terrour of the world”. It also mentions […]
Bahādur Shāh Ẓafar Like other Mughal Indian emperors, Bahādur Shāh Ẓafar is said to be a direct descendent of Mongol rulers such as Genghis Khan and Timur. With his death, […]