Kilij Arslan IV

Kilij Arslan IV (Old Anatolian Turkish: قِلِج اَرسلان) or Rukn ad-Dīn Qilij Arslān bin Kaykhusraw (Persian: رکن الدین قلج ارسلان بن کیخسرو‎) was Seljuq Sultan of Rûm after the death of his father Kaykhusraw II in 1246. He was installed by the Mongol Empire, as sultan over his elder brother, Kaykaus II.[3] He was executed in 1265 by the Pervâne Mu‘in al-Din Suleyman.

Kilij Arslan IV
Seljuq sultans of Rum
Reign1246/1249–1254[1] (first rule)
1257–1266 (second rule)
Co-sultanKayqubad II (1249–1254)
Kaykaus II (1249–1254) and (1257–1262)
PredecessorKaykhusraw II
SuccessorKayqubad II
PredecessorKayqubad II
SuccessorKaykhusraw III
Bornunknown
undisclosed
Died1265
ConsortGumaḉ Khatun[2]
IssueSaljuk Khatun
Names
Rukn ad-Dīn Qilij Arslān bin Kaykhusraw
FatherKaykhusraw II

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Faruk Sümer. "KILICARSLAN IV (ö. 664/1266) Anadolu Selçuklu sultanı (1249-1254, 1257-1266).". İslâm Ansiklopedisi (in Turkish).
  2. ^ Yetkin 1961, p. 360.
  3. ^ Saunders 2001, p. 98.

SourcesEdit

  • Claude Cahen, Pre-Ottoman Turkey: a general survey of the material and spiritual culture and history, trans. J. Jones-Williams, (New York: Taplinger, 1968) 271 ff.
  • Yetkin, S. Kemal (1961). "The Turbeh of Gumaç Hatun, a Seljūk Monument". Ars Orientalis. Vol. 4. |volume= has extra text (help)
  • Saunders, J. J. (2001). The History of the Mongol Conquests. University of Pennsylvania Press.

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Preceded by
Kaykhusraw II
Sultan of Rum
1248–1266
Succeeded by
Kaykhusraw III