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Famous Mongolians

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.


  • Bayantomoriin Khaisan politician
  • Agiyamal Khan former emperor of the Mongul Empire
  • Buyantu Khan former emperor Renzong of Yuan
  • Genghis Khan founder and emperor of Mongul Empire
  • Guyug Khan former emperor
  • Kublai Khan general, statesman, former emperor
  • Ogedei Khan former emperor
  • Luvsandandar Khangai diplomat
  • Zunduin Khangal classical composer
  • Khongorzul singer
  • Chuluuny Khulan actress
L - N
  • Losolyn Laagan politician
  • Chadraabalyn Lodoidamba writer
  • Erdenechimeg Luvsannorov ethnomusicologist, researcher
  • Dargvin Luvsansharav composer
  • Khatanbaatar Magsarjav general, leader in independence movement, former prime minister
  • Minjinsor singer
  • Yumjiriin Monkh-Amgalan professor
  • Luvsanjambyn Mordorj composer
  • Jigjid Munkhbat Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Tsetsegee Munkhbayar environmentalist
  • Luvsanjyamts Murdorj composer
  • Tuvshinbayar Naidan Olympic medalist, judoka
  • Togs-Ochiryn Namnansuren former prime minister
  • Ts. Namsraijav composer
  • Janlavyn Narantsatsralt former prime minister
  • Dashdorjiin Natsagdorj poet, writer, playwright
  • Nominjin singer, songwriter
  • Namjilyn Norovbanzad singer
  • Tugstsogt Nyambayar Olympic medalist, boxer
O - R
  • Punsalmaagiin Ochirbat former president
  • Zevegin Oidov Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Sanjaasurengiin Oyuun politician, geologist
  • Altangerel Perle paleontologist
  • Serdamba Purevdorj Olympic medalist, boxer
  • Byambyn Rinchen translator, linguist
  • Sengge Rinchen nobleman, general

O - R

  • Sansargereltekh Sangidorj composer
  • Sarantuya singer
  • Saya Sayantsetseg pianist, music professor
  • Hadaa Sendoo poet, critic, essayist, translator
  • Serchmaa singer
  • Byambasuren Sharav composer, pianist
  • Marzan Sharav painter
  • Bazaryn Shirendev historian, academician, statesman
  • Dumaagiin Sodnom former prime minister
  • Damdin Sukhbaatar military leader
T - Z
  • Galsan Tschinag writer
  • Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal former prime minister
  • Balingiin Tserendorj former prime minister
  • Urna Chahar Tugchi singer
  • Nyam-Osoryn Tuyaa former prime minister
  • Sonomyn Udval politician, writer
  • Jamyangiin Urantogs singer
  • Wuyuntana singer
  • Urjingiin Yadamsuren artist
  • Sukhbaataryn Yanjmaa politician
  • Begziin Yavuukhulan poet
  • Undur Geghen Zanabazar sculptor, spiritual leader of Tibetan Buddhism
  • Sanjaasurengiin Zorig politician

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Mongolia's Information

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Land Area 1,553,556 km2
Water Area 10,560 km2
Total Area 1,564,116km2 (#18)
Population 3,031,330 (#138)
Population Density 1.95/km2
Government Type Semi-presidential Republic
GDP (PPP) $37.00 Billion
GDP Per Capita $12,200
Currency Tugrik (MNT)
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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.