On his quest for world domination, Genghis Kahn, the Mongol "Universal Ruler," implemented aggressive shock and awe tactics that have been replicated throughout generations of warfare, including Germany's "blitzkrieg" used during WWII. With a massive empire that doubled the size of the Roman Empire and eventually stretched across almost a quarter of the Earth's total land area – Genghis came closer to "taking over the world" than anyone in human history.
Weapons: Turko Mongol saber, Mongol recurve bow, Jida lance, and Lamellar armor helmet.
Reign: 1206 - 1227
Key Battles: Khan had over 250,000 Mongol warriors. Khan personally led the Mongol invasions across China, Russia and India.