Yelü Chucai biography

Yelü Chucai

Noble person

1190 – 1243

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Who was Yelü Chucai?

Yelü Chucai was a statesman of Khitan ethnicity with royal family lineage to the Liao Dynasty, and became a vigorous adviser and administrator of the early Mongol Empire in the Confucian tradition. He was the first of Genghis Khan's retainers to suggest the policy of Mongol conquests, and he also introduced many administrative reforms in North China during the reign of Genghis Khan and his successor Ögedei.

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Born
Jul 24, 1190
Beijing
Died
1243
Karakorum

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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