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Kilij Arslan III (Old Anatolian Turkish: قِلِج اَرسلان, Persian: قلج ارسلانQilij Arslān; Modern Turkish: Kılıç Arslan, meaning "Sword Lion") was the Seljuq Sultan of Rûm for a short period between 1204 and 1205.[1]

Kilij Arslan III
Seljuq sultans of Rum
Reign 1204-1205
Predecessor Süleymanshah II
Successor Kaykhusraw I
Died 1205
Father Süleymanshah II[1]


  1. ^ a b Claude Cahen, The Formation of Turkey: The Seljukid Sultanate of Rum: Eleventh to Fourteenth, transl. & ed. P.M. Holt, (Pearson Education Limited, 2001), 42.
Preceded by
Süleymanshah II
Sultan of Rûm
Succeeded by
Kaykhusraw I