Queen Ankhesenamun was a queen of the Eighteenth dynasty of Egypt. She was the third of six known daughters of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten and his Great Royal Wife Nefertiti, and became the Great Royal Wife of her half-brother Tutankhamun.
The unity of such an ambitious and strong people led to the Mongols' success. The structure of their government, their leaders, their conquests, and their gaining of world knowledge also aided in the mongols' success.
National Geographic: Feature Article, "Genghis Khan: Lord of the Mongols" Revered founder of Mongolia, this ruthless warrior launched an empire that reached to Europe. What personal characteristics did he have that enabled him to do it?
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