Genghis Khan was a Mongol military leader and the grandfather of Kublai Khan. (TV: "Assassin at Peking") Temulen Khatun was his docile and subservient sister. (PROSE: A Hundred Words from a Civil War)
According to one account, the First Doctor once encountered Genghis Khan. (PROSE: Time and Relative) According to another account, the First Doctor claimed to Genghis' grandson that he had heard of Genghis but hadn't met him. (TV: "Assassin at Peking")
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The Cybus Industries website, which tied into Rise of the Cybermen and The Age of Steel, featured an interview with John Lumic, the creator of the Cybermen of Pete's World. When asked the which four people he would invite to dinner, Lumic listed Genghis Khan along with Niccolo Machiavelli and Adolf Hitler, citing all three as having "got what they wanted in spite of the little people".