Empress Sugabala or Sügebala (Chinese: 速哥八剌, Mongolian: Сугабал, died 1327) was an Empress consort of the Yuan dynasty, married to Gegeen Khan (Emperor Yingzong).

Sugabala
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Empress of China and Khatun of Mongols
Tenure1321-1323
PredecessorEmpress Radnashiri
SuccessorEmpress Babukhan Khatun
Died1327
SpouseGegeen Khan
Posthumous name
Empress Zhuāngjìngyì Shèng (庄静懿圣皇后)
HouseIkires

LifeEdit

She was born to Ashi Küregen from Ikires clan of Khongirad tribe and Princess Ilig Qaya, daughter of Temür Khan. His father Ashi was grandson of Maizhuhan, brother of Zhenge. He had 7 brothers and a sister - Yilianzhenbala, who was khatun of Yesün Temür. She was created empress in 1321 but this lasted short as Gegeen Khan was assassinated 2 years later. She was given posthumous title Empress Zhuāngjìngyì Shèng (Chinese: 庄静懿圣皇后; lit. 'Sedate, quite, beautiful and holy empress') by Yesün Temür after her death.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zhao, George Qingzhi (2008). Marriage as Political Strategy and Cultural Expression: Mongolian Royal Marriages from World Empire to Yuan Dynasty. Peter Lang. p. 247. ISBN 978-1-4331-0275-2.
Chinese royalty
Preceded by Empress of the Yuan dynasty
1321–1323
Succeeded by