Danishmendji

Danishmendji (died 1348) was Khan of the Chagatai Khanate from 1346 to 1348. He was the second Khan of the Chagatai ulus to be descended from Ögedei.

Danishmendji
Khan of Chagatai Khanate
Reign1346–1348
PredecessorQazan Khan ibn Yasaur
SuccessorBayan Qulï (as Khan of the Western Chagatai Khanate)
Tughlugh Timur (as Khan of Moghulistan)
Bornunknown
Died1348
IssueSoyurgatmish
FatherKaidu[1]

In 1346 he was raised to the Khanship by Amir Qazaghan, who was the leader of the Qara'unas and who recently had taken effective control of the ulus. Two years later Qazaghan had him executed and replaced him with Bayan Quli, who was a member of the house of Chagatai Khan.

Preceded by:
Qazan Khan
Khan of Chagatai Khanate
1346–1348
Followed by:
Bayan Quli

Tughlugh Timur

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ghiyās̲ al-Dīn ibn Humām al-Dīn Khvānd Mīr, trans. by Wheeler McIntosh Thackston, Habibü's-siyer: Moğol ve Türk hâkimiyeti (1994), p. 412