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List Of Mongol Conquests Battles

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List of every major Mongol Conquests battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Mongol Conquests battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Mongol Conquests, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Mongol Conquests list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Mongol Conquests battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

With battles ranging from Battle of Beijing to Battle of the Vorskla River, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.
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    Siege of Baghdad

    The Siege of Baghdad, which lasted from January 29 until February 10, 1258, entailed the investment, capture, and sacking of Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, by Ilkhanate Mongol forces and allied troops. The Mongols were under the command of Hulagu Khan, brother of the khagan Möngke Khan, who had intended to further extend his rule into Mesopotamia but not to directly overthrow the Caliphate. Möngke, however, had instructed Hulagu to attack Baghdad if the Caliph Al-Musta'sim refused Mongol demands for his continued submission to the khagan and the payment of tribute in the form of military support for Mongol forces in Iran. Hulagu had begun his campaign in Iran with several...  more
    • Locations: Baghdad, Iraq
    • Part of: Mongol conquests
    • Combatants: Mongol Empire
  • Photo: flickr / CC0
    The Battle of Beijing may refer to multiple battles fought in what is now Beijing: 1215: Battle of Zhongdu during the Jurchen Jin Dynasty. 1644: Battle of Beijing during the Manchu conquest of China. 1900: Battle of Peking during the Boxer Rebellion. 1920: a battle during the Zhili–Anhui War 1922: a battle during the First Zhili–Fengtian War 1928: a battle during the Second Chinese Revolutionary War, part of the Chinese Civil War 1937: Battle of Beiping-Tianjin during the Second Sino-Japanese War. 1948-1949: The Beiping-Tianjin Campaign during the Third Chinese Revolutionary War, part of the Chinese Civil War...  more
    • Locations: Beijing, China
    • Part of: Mongol conquests
    • Combatants: Mongol Empire
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    Battle of the Kalka River

    The Battle of the Kalka River took place on May 31, 1223, between the Mongol Empire and Kiev, Galich, and several other Rus' principalities and the Cumans, under the command of Mstislav the Bold and Mstislav III of Kiev. The battle was fought on the banks of the Kalka River and ended in a Mongol victory. Following the Mongol invasion of Central Asia and the subsequent collapse of the Khwarezmian Empire, a Mongol force under the command of generals Jebe and Subutai advanced into Iraq-i Ajam. Jebe requested permission from the Mongolian Emperor, Genghis Khan, to continue his conquests for a few years before returning to the main army via the Caucasus. While waiting for Genghis Khan's reply,...  more
    • Locations: Kalchik River, Ukraine
    • Part of: Mongol conquests
    • Combatants: Mongol Empire
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    Battle of the Vorskla River

    The Battle of the Vorskla River was a great battle in the medieval history of Eastern Europe. It was fought on August 12, 1399, between the Tatars, under Edigu and Temur Qutlugh, and the armies of Tokhtamysh and Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. The battle ended in a decisive Tatar victory....  more
    • Locations: Dnieper River
    • Part of: Mongol conquests
    • Combatants: Moldavia, Poland, Golden Horde, Grand Duchy of Lithuania