Greatest Conqueror of All Time

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There have been some dominate conqueror in history.  The territory they conquered was staggering.  Check out this list of the 10 men who conquered the most square miles during their reign.

1. Genghis Khan (1162-1227) – 4,860,000.

2. Alexander the Great (356-323 B.C.) – 2,180,000.

3. Tamerlane (1336-1405) – 2,145,000.

4. Cyrus the Great (600-529 B.C.) – 2,090,000.

5. Attila (406-453) – 1,450,000.

6. Adolf Hitler (1889-1945) – 1,370,000, all of which he lost in 3 years.

7. Napoleon Bonaparte (1769-1821) – 720,000.

8. Mahmud of Ghazni (971-1030) – 680,000.

9. Francisco Pizarro (1470-1541) – 480,000.

10. Hernando Cortes (1485-1547) – 315,000.


Many powerful men have ruled throughout time, but even the most powerful ruler is powerless before the true King and almighty Ruler of this world.  Not a single one of these men, or any other leader for that matter, would have taken power if God had not allowed them to do so (Romans 13:1-2).  Not to mention God created every inch of land these men claimed as their own (Genesis 1).

No matter who rules a piece of land, the true king of this world is the Lord.  As Isaiah 33:22 so eloquently expresses, “For the Lord is our judge,
 the Lord is our lawgiver,
 the Lord is our king;
 He will save us.”  Let’s love Him, obey Him, serve Him, and show loyalty to Him above all others.

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