Melik Mehmed Gazi

Melik Mehmed or Muhammad Ghazi, (died 1142) was the fourth ruler of Danishmendids.

Melik Mehmed Gazi
Melik
Emir
Ghazi
Reign1134–1142[1]
PredecessorEmir Gazi
SuccessorMelik Zünnun
Died1104[1]
Melikgazi, Danishmendids, now Turkey
FatherEmir Gazi[2]

LifeEdit

Not much is known about his life.

Melik Mehmet Gazi was mummified. His Kümbet is in Melikgazi, Kayseri. His mummy was vandalized in 1935, where his one hand was cut off. In 1978, the mummy was partially burned.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b ABDÜLKERİM ÖZAYDIN (1988–2016). "DÂNİŞMENDLİLER 1071-1178 yılları arasında Sivas, Tokat, Amasya, Kayseri, Malatya ve civarlarında hüküm süren Türkmen hânedanı.". TDV Encyclopedia of Islam (44+2 vols.) (in Turkish). Istanbul: Turkiye Diyanet Foundation, Centre for Islamic Studies.
  2. ^ "Melik Emir Gazi Kimdir?".
  3. ^ "Melikgazi mumyasını aganigi ilacı yaptılar". www.hurriyet.com.tr (in Turkish). Retrieved 2021-01-06.
Preceded by Melik of the Danishmends
1134–1142
Succeeded by