Who established the Yuan Dynasty?

Q: Who established the Yuan Dynasty of China?

A: The Yuan Dynasty (also known as the Great Yuan Empire in China) was established in the 13th century by Kublai Khan; however, he ordered that the name of his grandfather Genghis Khan (who had died in 1227) be placed on the official record as the founder of the dynasty.

In records, the Yuan Dynasty officially lasted from 1271 to 1368.

Rebellions broke out in the 1350s, and one of the rebel leaders was Chu Y√ľan-chang, who founded the Ming dynasty in 1368.


Q: Who's the founder of China's Yuan Dynasty?

A: Formally, Genghis Khan. Actually, his grandson Kublai Khan.