Sayid Ahmad I

Sayid Ahmad I was a khan of the Golden Horde from 1427 or 1433[1] until 1455. Unlike the last five of six khans, Ahmad was a younger son of Tokhtamysh.

Sayid Ahmad I
Khan of the Golden Horde
Reign1427 – 1455
PredecessorUlugh Muhammad
SuccessorKüchük Muhammad
Bornunknown
Died1455
DynastyBorjigin
ReligionIslam

Breakup of the HordeEdit

While he died before the Horde dissolved, historians believe that Sayid Ahmad was responsible for creating the conditions in the khanate which allowed it to happen.[2]

GenealogyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bosworth, Clifford Edmund, The New Islamic Dynasties: A Chronological and Genealogical Manual, p. 253. Edinburgh University Press, 2004.
  2. ^ Paine, Sheila: The Golden Horde: From the Himalaya to the Mediterranean, p. 80, Penguin Books, 1998.
Sayid Ahmad I
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Olugh Mokhammad
Khan of the Golden Horde
1427–1455
Succeeded by
Küchük Muhammad