A steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsA steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
A steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Forget Mulan: meet Khutulun, Mongolia’s undefeated wrestling princess, Genghis Khan’s great-great-granddaughter and Turandot inspiration

  • Great-great-granddaughter of Genghis Khan wrestled any man who wanted to marry her and beat them all – amassing 10,000 horses
  • Fierce warrior lives on in Netflix series, Marco Polo’s writings and Puccini opera Turandot, plus Mongolia’s Nadaam games

Topic |   Wrestling
A steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia CommonsA steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
A steel engraving of Chinese princess Turandot by Georges François Louis Jaquemot, after a drawing by Arthur von Ramberg, in 1859. Photo: Wikimedia Commons
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