Abaqa Khan

1234 - 1282

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Abaqa Khan (27 February 1234 – 4 April 1282, Mongolian: Абаха/Абага хан (Khalkha Cyrillic), ᠠᠪᠠᠬᠠ ᠬᠠᠨ (Traditional script), "paternal uncle", also transliterated Abaġa), was the second Mongol ruler (Ilkhan) of the Ilkhanate. The son of Hulagu Khan and Lady Yesünčin. He was the grandson of Tolui and reigned from 1265 to 1282 and was succeeded by his brother Ahmed Tekuder. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Abaqa Khan has received more than 277,379 page views. His biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 33 in 2019). Abaqa Khan is the 1,488th most popular politician (down from 1,278th in 2019), the 11th most popular biography from Mongolia (down from 8th in 2019) and the 8th most popular Mongolian Politician.

Abaqa Khan was the second Ilkhanid ruler of the Mongol Empire. He was the son of Hulagu Khan, and succeeded his brother Möngke Khan.

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Among politicians, Abaqa Khan ranks 1,488 out of 15,710Before him are Orestes, Gyeongjong of Joseon, Ferenc Szálasi, Kim Jong-un, Marcus Furius Camillus, and Maria Amalia of Naples and Sicily. After him are Pauline Bonaparte, Walter Schellenberg, Václav Klaus, Gyges of Lydia, Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, and Giulio Andreotti.

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Among people born in 1234, Abaqa Khan ranks 1After him is Kaliman I of Bulgaria. Among people deceased in 1282, Abaqa Khan ranks 3Before him are Michael VIII Palaiologos and Llywelyn ap Gruffudd. After him are Nichiren, Agnes of Bohemia, Ibn Khallikan, Mengu-Timur, George Akropolites, Traidenis, Mechthild of Magdeburg, and Margaret Sambiria.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Abaqa Khan ranks 11 out of 53Before him are Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), Subutai (1175), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), and Berke (1209). After him are Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), Sorghaghtani Beki (1190), Toghrul (1130), and Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Abaqa Khan ranks 8Before him are Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), Modu Chanyu (-234), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), and Berke (1209). After him are Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), Toghrul (1130), Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916), and Altan Khan (1507).