Chicago Sun-Times: Field Museum exhibit puts Genghis Khan’s modern-day progeny in the millions

Genghis Khan was a lover and a fighter. The 13th century Mongolian warlord made his reputation on the battlefield. But with more than 16 million men throughout Asia currently carrying a Y-chromosome believed to descend from him, he apparently also had quite the reputation with the ladies. A new Field Museum exhibit opening Friday touches on Genghis Khan’s prolific breeding, one of several new facets of his life designed to give a more well-rounded look at the fearsome warrior who was also a legal innovator, skilled politician and savvy inventor. To read the full article and view the photos, click hereField Museum exhibit puts Genghis Khan’s modern-day progeny in the millions

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