Kaikhosro I Jaqeli

Kaikhosro I Jaqeli (Georgian: ქაიხოსრო I ჯაყელი) (1443 – 1500) was a Prince and Atabeg of Samtskhe-Saatabago, member of the Jaqeli family and son of Qvarqvare II. His reign lasted from 1498 to 1500. According to Kaikhosro's contemporaries, he was a wise and educated ruler. He held peace with the other Georgian kingdoms:Kartli, Kakheti and Imereti. Kaikhosro with king Alexander I of Kakheti and Constantine of Kartli agreed to assist first Safavid shah Ismail in destroying Aq Koyunlu rule in Persia.[1] Atabeg Kaikhosro died in 1500 and was succeeded by his younger brother Mzetchabuk Jaqeli.

Kaikhosro I Jaqeli
Atabeg of Samtskhe
Reign1498–1500
PredecessorQvarqvare II
SuccessorMzetchabuki
Born1443
Died1500
IssueQvarqvare III Jaqeli
DynastyJaqeli
FatherQvarqvare II Jaqeli
ReligionOrthodox Christianity

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Georgian Soviet Encyclopedia, Volume 2, page 48, Tbilisi, 1977
Kaikhosro I Jaqeli
Preceded by Prince of Meskheti
1498-1500
Succeeded by