Who succeeded Genghis Khan as leader of the Mongol Empire?
Ögödei was the son of Genghis Khan, and after the Mongol Empire founder’s death, Ögödei filled the power vacuum in 1229 CE. While Great Khan of the Mongols, Ögödei expanded the reaches of his empire, spreading as far east as China and as far west as Hungary and the Adriatic Sea. His troops were set to expand even further into western Europe when he died suddenly in 1241 CE.
The correct answer is Ögödei.