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Why did the Mughals call themselves "Gurkani" when Babur himself was a direct descendant of Genghis Khan?

Altan Urugh (Golden Clan) Under steppe imperial tradition, only patrilineal descent from Chinggis Khan with his senior wife, Borte -- male descendants of Jochi, Chaghadai, Ögцdei and Tolui -- are ...
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