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Amir Temur, also known as Tamerlane, was a Central Asian ruler and warlord who lived in the 14th and 15th centuries.
Although Tamerlane died six centuries ago, his legacy still carries enormous weight throughout Central Asia.
Despite the towers of skeletons, Tamerlane described himself as a peaceful man.
He enlisted in the army and was stationed in Boston in 1827, when his first volume, "Tamerlane," was published.The American Spirit in Literature,|Bliss Perry
Tamerlane asked for one hundred and sixty thousand skulls, with which to build a pyramid to his own honor.The Abominations of Modern Society|Rev. T. De Witt Talmage
Rowes polished and pious Tamerlane put to death 100,000 persons in the streets of Delhi.Historical Parallels, vol 1 (of 3)|Arthur Thomas Malkin
A story is told of Hafiz and Tamerlane, which is doubtless apocryphal.Oriental Women|Edward Bagby Pollard
Tamerlane had neither time nor means nor inclination to dispossess the ancient rajahs of the country.