Qaplan II Giray

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
Reign1770
PredecessorDevlet IV Giray
SuccessorSelim III Giray
Born1739
Died1771
DynastyGiray dynasty
ReligionIslam

BiographyEdit

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.

ReferencesEdit

The Crimean Tatars, by Alan W. Fisher