Batu Khan

1207 - 1255

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Batu Khan (c. 1205–1255) was a Mongol ruler and founder of the Golden Horde, a constituent of the Mongol Empire. Batu was a son of Jochi, thus a grandson of Genghis Khan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Batu Khan has received more than 1,329,056 page views. His biography is available in 74 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Batu Khan is the 195th most popular politician (down from 167th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Mongolia and the 2nd most popular Mongolian Politician.

Batu Khan is most famous for being the grandson of Genghis Khan and for being the leader of the Golden Horde.

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Among politicians, Batu Khan ranks 195 out of 19,576Before him are Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Anwar Sadat, Emperor Meiji, Mark Antony, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Ali Khamenei. After him are William I, German Emperor, Louis the Pious, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Lucius Tarquinius Superbus, Henry III of France, and Hosni Mubarak.

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Among people born in 1207, Batu Khan ranks 2Before him is Rumi. After him are Elizabeth of Hungary, Henry III of England, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Philip I, Count of Savoy, Mechthild of Magdeburg, Ottone Visconti, and Abu Yahya ibn Abd al-Haqq. Among people deceased in 1255, Batu Khan ranks 1After him is Sundiata Keita.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Batu Khan ranks 3 out of 71Before him are Genghis Khan (1162), and Hulagu Khan (1217). After him are Jochi (1181), Chagatai Khan (1183), Tolui (1191), Börte (1161), Berke (1209), Subutai (1175), Modu Chanyu (-234), Ariq Böke (1219), and Abaqa Khan (1234).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Batu Khan ranks 2Before him are Hulagu Khan (1217). After him are Chagatai Khan (1183), Tolui (1191), Börte (1161), Berke (1209), Modu Chanyu (-234), Ariq Böke (1219), Abaqa Khan (1234), Jebe (1137), Toghrul (1130), and Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893).