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Kublai Khan: life of the week

History Extra podcast

06-05-2024 • 36 mins

Kublai Khan will go down in history as the man who cemented the Mongol empire's status as the one of the mightiest powers in the world – and changed the course of Chinese history in the process. In our latest Life of the Week episode, Nicholas Morton tells Spencer Mizen how this hugely capable leader built on the achievements of his grandfather Genghis. The HistoryExtra podcast is produced by the team behind BBC History Magazine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit

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