Inanch Bilge khan
Inanch khan (Chinese: 亦難赤汗; pinyin: Yìnánchì Hàn) or Inanch Bilge Bogü khan (Chinese: 亦難赤必樂格卜古汗; pinyin: Yìnánchì Bìlègé Bogǔ Hàn) or Inat khan was a khan of Naimans. According to Gumilev, his Christian name was John.
|Inanch Bilge khan|
|Khan of Naimans|
|Predecessor||Naershi Tayang (纳儿黑失太阳)|
|Successor||Taibuqa (near Lake Zaysan)|
Buyruq khan (in Altai)
|Died||1198 or 1202|
He was from the Güčügüt clan of Naimans which followed the Betegin clan. He conquered Yenisei Kyrgyz with his elder brother Naershi Tayang (納兒黑失太陽) and succeeded him later sometime. After Yelü Dashi's death 1143, he became independent. He supported Kerait ruler Toghril's brother Erke Qara against him in 1174.
After his death Naiman khanate were divided into two factions ruled by his sons.
He was married to Juerbiesu (古兒別速) and several other wives with whom he had at least two sons:
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