(Kubilai Khublai), 1215, +Daidu (Peking) 1294, mongol. Großkhan (seit 1260), Enkel Dschingis-Khans, dehnte die Herrschaft der Mongolen auf ganz China und auf Hinterindien aus.
(1216-1294) Mongol emperor of China from 1259. He completed his grandfather Genghis Khan's conquest of N China from 1240, and on his brother Mungo's death 1259 established himself as emperor of China. He moved the capital to Beijing and founded the Yuan dynasty, successfully expanding his empire into Indochina, but was defeated in an attempt to conquer Japan 1281.