Qaplan II Giray
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Qaplan II Giray, Qalpan Khan Girai II (1739–1771) was a Crimean khan of the late 18th century.
|Qaplan II Giray|
|Khan of the Tatar Crimean Khanate|
|Predecessor||Devlet IV Giray|
|Successor||Selim III Giray|
Qaplan ruled from 1769–1770, a very brief reign. During his time as khan of the Crimean Khanate, he negotiated with the Russian Empire for Crimean independence. Qaplan fought against Russia in the Russo-Turkish War for his entire reign, and died in 1771.
The Crimean Tatars, by Alan W. Fisher