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Ogedei Khan Timeline

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  • c. 1186 CE
    Birth of Mongol emperor Ogedei Khan.
  • 1206 CE - 1368 CE
    The Mongol Empire rules in Central and East Asia.
  • 1219 CE - 1225 CE
    Ogedei assists his father Genghis Khan on several military campaigns, notably against the Khwarazm empire.
  • 1228 CE - 1240 CE
  • 1229 CE - 1241 CE
    Reign of Ogedei Khan as the ruler of the Mongol Empire.
  • 1230 CE - 1231 CE
    The Mongols attack the Jurchen Jin State.
  • 1231 CE - 1232 CE
    Ogedei Khan leads a Mongol invasion into Korea.
  • 1233 CE
    Kaifeng, capital of the Jurchen Jin State, falls after a lengthy siege by the Mongols.
  • 1234 CE - 1236 CE
    Ogedei Khan orders a census to be conducted for tax purposes across northern China.
  • Feb 1234 CE
    The Mongols attack and conquer the Jurchen Jin State in northern China.
  • 1235 CE
    Ogedei Khan orders the construction of a new capital of the Mongol Empire at Karakorum, Mongolia.
  • 1235 CE
    The Mongols invade northern Iraq and western Asia
  • 1236 CE - 1242 CE
    Multiple Mongol armies attack western Asia, Russia, Poland, and Hungary.
  • 21 Dec 1237 CE
    The city of Ryazan (Riazan) is besieged and captured by the Mongols.
  • 1238 CE
    The Mongols invade Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia.
  • 7 Feb 1238 CE
    The Mongols capture the city of Vladimir.
  • 23 Mar 1238 CE
    The Mongols capture the city of Torshok.
  • 6 Dec 1240 CE
    The Mongols capture Kiev.
  • 9 Apr 1241 CE
    The Mongols defeat an army led by Henry the Pious, the Duke of Silesia, near Liegnitz (Legnica).
  • 10 Apr 1241 CE - 11 Apr 1241 CE
    The Mongols defeat an army led by Bela IV, king of Hungary, at the Battle of Mohi.
  • Dec 1241 CE
    The Mongols capture Buda and Pest.
  • Dec 1241 CE
    The Mongols capture the great city of Gran (Esztergom) in Hungary.
  • 11 Dec 1241 CE
    Ogedei Khan, ruler of the Mongol Empire, dies at the capital Karakorum.

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