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29 Nov 2017
Ogedei and his brothers campaigned independently for the first time.
He was sent to destroy the land south through Hebei and then north through Shanxi. This drove the Jin garrison out of the Ordos, and he rode to the stage of the Xi Xia, Jin, and Song domains.
During the Mongol conquest of Eastern Persia, Ögedei and Chagatai massacred the residents of Otrar after a five-month siege and joined Jochi who was outside the walls of Urganch.
They captured Otrar because Jochi and Chagatai were quarreling over the military strategy.
Ogedei Khan was elected supreme Khan in 1229 and after officially declining three times, Ogedei was proclaimed Khagan of the Mongol on 13 September.
Ogedei transmitted Saritai to pacify Korea and avenge the dead ambassador.
The Jin Emperor was besieged in his capital of Kaifeng.
The Mongol Empire expanded westward under the command of Batu Khan to subdue the Russian steppe and drive into Europe.
Ogedei Khan becomes second Khagan of the Mongol Empire.
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