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HistoryList - 10 Men Who Conquered the Most Square Miles

10 Men Who Conquered the Most Square Miles
  Conquerer Dates Square Miles
1 Genghis Khan 1162-1227 AD 4,860,000
2 Alexander the Great 356-323 BC 2,180,000
3 Tamerlane 1336?-1405 AD 2,145,000
4 Cyrus the Great 600?-529 BC 2,090,000
5 Attila 406?-453 AD 1,450,000
6 Adolf Hitler 1889-1945 AD 1,370,000
7 Napoleon Bonaparte 1769-1821 AD 720,000
8 Mahmud of Ghazni 971?-1030 AD 680,000
9 Francisco Pizarro 1470?-1541 AD 480,000
10 Hernando Cortez 1485-1547 AD 315,000
Content provided by: Preston Chesser

Source(s): The Book of Lists #2 by Wallace, Wallechinsky, Wallace & Wallace (1980)

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