Borjigin
Borjigin (plural Borjigid; Mongolian: Боржигин, Borjigin; Борджигин, Bordžigin; Mongolian script: Borjigit, also known as the Altan urag (Mongolian: Алтан ураг, Altan urag, Golden kin), were t...
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Genghis Khan
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Appanage
An appanage or apanage (pronounced /ˈæpənɪdʒ/) or French: apanage ([a.pa.naʒ]) is the grant of an estate, title, office, or other thing of value to a younger male child of a sovereign, who would o...
Descent from Genghis Khan
Descent from Genghis Khan (Mongolian: Алтан ураг Altan urag, meaning "Golden lineage"; Kazakh : Tore) is traceable primarily in Central Asia. His four sons and other immediate descendants are...
Descent from Genghis Khan - Wikipedia
Battle of Baghdad (1258)
The Siege of Baghdad, which lasted from January 29 until February 10, 1258, entailed the investment, capture, and sacking of Baghdad, the capital of the Abbasid Caliphate, by Ilkhanate Mongol forces a...
Battle of Baghdad (1258) - Wikipedia
Khutughtu Khan, Emperor Mingzong of Yuan
Khutughtu Khan (Mongolian: Хутагт хаан, Hutagt haan, Qutuγtu qaγan), also known as Emperor Mingzong of Yuan (Chinese: 元明宗, December 22, 1300 – August 30, 1329), born Kuśala (Mongolian: Хүслэн Höslen),...
Jayaatu Khan, Emperor Wenzong of Yuan
Jayaatu Khan (Mongolian: Заяат хаан, Jayaγatu qaγan, 1304–1332), born Tugh Temür, also known as Emperor Wenzong of Yuan (Chinese: 元文宗, 16 February 1304 – 2 September 1332), was an Emperor of the Yuan ...
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Negübei
Negübei was a khan of the Chagatai Khanate (1271-1272?). He was the son of Sarban.In 1271 Negübei was appointed by Kaidu as head of the Chagatai Khanate. A year after his enthronement, however, he reb...
Khaidu (ruler)
Khaidu (c. 1040-1100) was a Mongol ruler from the Borjigin clan who was the great-great-grandson of Bodonchar Munkhag (c. 850-900). Khaidu's great-grandson was Khabul Khan (c. 1100-1148). Khabul Khan'...
Kaidu
Kaidu (Mongolian: ᠺᠠᠶᠳᠣ Qaidu, Cyrillic: Хайду; Chinese: 海都; pinyin: Hǎidū) (1230–1301) was the leader of the House of Ögedei and the de facto khan of the Chagatai Khanate which was part o...
Ögedei Khan
Ögedei Khan, born Ögedei (also Ogodei, Mongolian: ᠦᠭᠦᠳᠡᠢ, c. 1186 – 11 December 1241), was the third son of Genghis Khan and second Great Khan (Khagan) of the Mongol Empire, succeeding his father. He ...
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Tekuder
Ahmed Tekuder (Mongolian: Tögöldör/Төгөлдөр, meaning “perfect”), also known as Sultan Ahmad (reigned 1282–1284), was the sultan of the Persia-based Ilkhanate, son of Hulegu and brother of Abaqa. He wa...
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Ambaghai
Ambaghai Khan was a khan of Khamag Mongol in 1149–1156, one of the great grandsons of Khaidu Khan and the cousin and predecessor of Hotula Khan. During his rule, he was captured by the Tatars under th...
Ghazan
Mahmud Ghazan (1271–1304) (Mongolian: Газан хаан, Chinese: 合贊, sometimes referred to as Casanus by Westerners) was the seventh ruler of the Mongol Empire's Ilkhanate division in modern-day Ira...
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Jani Beg
Jani Beg (died 1357) was a khan of the Golden Horde from 1342 to 1357, succeeding his father Öz Beg Khan.After putting two of his brothers to death, Jani Beg crowned himself in Saray-Jük. He is known...
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Ulaghchi
Ulaghchi (Ulaqchi or Ulavchii) Khan (Mongolian: Улаагч Хаан, Tatar: Улакчы хан) (died 1257) was the third khan of the Blue Horde and Golden Horde, ruling for less than a year in 1257. It is n...
Ilyas Khoja
Ilyas Khoja (died 1368) was Khan in Transoxiana (1363) and Khan of Moghulistan from 1363 to 1368. He was the son of Tughlugh Timur.In 1363 Tughlugh Timur, who had recently taken control of Transoxiana...
Khutulun
Khutulun (c. 1260 – c. 1306), also known as Aigiarne, Aiyurug, Khotol Tsagaan or Ay Yaruq (literally Moonlight) was the most famous daughter of Kaidu and a niece of Kublai Khan. Her father was m...
Franco-Mongol alliance
Several attempts at a Franco-Mongol alliance against the Islamic caliphates, their common enemy, were made by various leaders among the Frankish Crusaders and the Mongol Empire in the 1200s. Such an a...
Franco-Mongol alliance - Wikipedia
Könchek
Könchek (died 1308) was Khan of the Chagatai Khanate (1307–1308). He was the son of Duwa.Upon his father's death, Könchek became Khan. His reign only lasted a year, before his death in 1308.
Esen Buqa I
Esen Buqa I was Khan of the Chagatai Khanate (1310 – c. 1318). He was the son of Duwa.In 1309 Esen Buqa's brother Kebek ordered a meeting (quriltai) to determine the future of the khanate following hi...
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Abaqa Khan
Abaqa Khan (1234–1282), also Abaga (Mongolian: Abaga Khaan, "paternal uncle"; Mongolian Cyrillic: Аваг хаан), or Abagha Khan, was the second Mongol ruler (Il-khan) of the Persian Ilkhanate. The son o...
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Saray Mulk Khanum
Saray Mulk Khanum (c. 1343 – 1406) was the Great (or Grand) Empress of the Timurid Empire as the chief consort of Timur, also known as Tamerlane the Great, the founder of the Timurid Empire as well as...
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Hotula Khan
Hotula Khan was a Khan of Khamag Mongol and the son of Khabul Khan, and thus great-uncle of the Genghis Khan. He died fighting the Tatars. No Mongol emerged as khan after him until Genghis Khan. His n...
Tumen (unit)
Tumen or Tümen ("unit of ten thousand"; Mongolian: Түмэн, Tümen; Turkish: Tümen) was a part of the decimal system used by the Mongol peoples to organize their armies. Tumen is an army unit of ...
Sengge Rinchen
Prince Sengge Rinchen (Mongolian: ᠰᠡᠩᠭᠡᠷᠢᠨᠼᠡᠨ Sengerinchen, Chinese: 僧格林沁; Tibetan: སེང་གེ་རིན་ཆེན།, 1811–May 19, 1865) was a Mongol nobleman and general during the Qing dynasty, who is mainly...
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Eljigidey
Eljigidey was khan of the Chagatai Khanate, a division of the Mongol Empire in 1326-1329. He was the son of Duwa. After the death of his brother Kebek, Eljigidey took control of the Chagatai Khanate. ...