Berdi Beg

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Berdi Beg (or Berdibek) was Khan of the Golden Horde from 1357 till 1359, succeeding his father Jani Beg of whom Berdi Beg may have been behind the poisoning.

Berdi Beg
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Khan of the Golden Horde
Western Half (Blue Horde)
Reign1357–1359
PredecessorJani Beg
SuccessorQulpa
Bornc. 1310
DiedAugust 1359
IssueTulun Beg Khanum
DynastyBorjigin
ReligionIslam

His reign was marked by turmoil and political murders, and in 1359 he was assassinated by his brother Qulpa, after which the Golden Horde fell apart.

He had one daughter, Tulun Beg Khanum, who was the wife of Mamai.

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Preceded by
Jani Beg
Khan of the Golden Horde
1357–1359
Succeeded by
Qulpa