Batu Khan Timeline

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  • 1205
    Batu Khan is born.
  • 1205 - 1255
    Life of the Mongol military commander and grandson of Genghis Khan, Batu Khan.
  • 1222
    The Mongols defeat an army of the Kievan Rus at Kalka.
  • 1236 - 1242
    Multiple Mongol armies attack western Asia, Russia, Poland, and Hungary.
  • 21 Dec 1237
    The city of Ryazan (Riazan) is besieged and captured by the Mongols.
  • 1238
    The Mongols invade Azerbaijan, Georgia, and Armenia.
  • 7 Feb 1238
    The Mongols capture the city of Vladimir.
  • 23 Mar 1238
    The Mongols capture the city of Torshok.
  • 1240
    The Mongols sack Halych.
  • 6 Dec 1240
    The Mongols capture Kiev.
  • 9 Apr 1241
    The Mongols defeat an army led by Henry the Pious, the Duke of Silesia, near Liegnitz (Legnica).
  • 10 Apr 1241 - 11 Apr 1241
    The Mongols defeat an army led by Bela IV, king of Hungary, at the Battle of Mohi.
  • Dec 1241
    The Mongols capture Buda and Pest.
  • Dec 1241
    The Mongols capture the great city of Gran (Esztergom) in Hungary.
  • 1251
    Batu Khan and the Jochid-Toluid kurultai declare Mongke Great Khan of the Mongols.
  • 1255
    Batu Khan dies.