Mongol invasions and. conquests. The Siege of Baghdad, which lasted from January 29 until February 10, 1258, entailed the investment, capture, and sack of Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, by Ilkhanate Mongol forces and allied troops.Is Baghdad the capital of Iraq?
Capital of Iraq. The capital of Iraq is Baghdad. It has largest city in the country, with 6,431,839 inhabitants and one of the most populated in the Middle East after Cairo and Tehran. It is located next to the Tigris River.Are Turkish people Mongols?
No. They are not. Turks are not Mongolian, Mongols are not Turkish etc. Yes, they were neighbors for a long time. They co-existed in Xiongnu, Turks were the "blacksmith vassals" of Xianbei and Rouran, however they are not the same. Turk,Mongol and Tungus are the three nations of Central Asia.Was Babur a Mongol?
Babur hailed from the Barlas tribe, which was of Mongol origin and had embraced Turkic and Persian culture. They had also converted to Islam centuries earlier and resided in Turkestan and Khorasan. Aside from the Chaghatai language, Babur was equally fluent in Persian, the lingua franca of the Timurid elite.