Are you a descendant of Genghis Khan? Millions of modern men descendants of 11 Asian dynastic leaders

9 marzo 2015

Millions of modern Asian men are descended from 11 powerful dynastic leaders who lived up to 4,000 years ago — including Mongolian warlord Genghis Khan, according to a new study. Researchers examined the male-specific Y chromosome, which is passed from father to son, in more than 5,000 Asian men belonging to 127 populations.