1209 - 1266

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Berke Khan (died 1266) (also Birkai; Mongolian: Бэрх хаан, Tatar: Бәркә хан) was a grandson of Genghis Khan and a Mongolian military commander and ruler of the Golden Horde (division of the Mongol Empire) who effectively consolidated the power of the Blue Horde and White Horde from 1257 to 1266. He succeeded his brother Batu Khan of the Blue Horde (West) and was responsible for the first official establishment of Islam in a khanate of the Mongol Empire. He allied with the Egyptian Mamluks against another Mongol khanate based in Persia, the Ilkhanate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Berke has received more than 604,340 page views. His biography is available in 37 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 31 in 2019). Berke is the 1,323rd most popular politician (down from 1,028th in 2019), the 10th most popular biography from Mongolia (down from 6th in 2019) and the 7th most popular Mongolian Politician.

Berke is most famous for being a city in Turkey.

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Among politicians, Berke ranks 1,323 out of 15,710Before him are Henri, Count of Chambord, Anastas Mikoyan, Senusret I, Hans Fritzsche, Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. After him are Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, La Malinche, Libius Severus, Frederick I of Denmark, Tancred, Prince of Galilee, and Theodor Heuss.

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Among people born in 1209, Berke ranks 1After him are Möngke Khan, Haji Bektash Veli, Sancho II of Portugal, and Richard of Cornwall. Among people deceased in 1266, Berke ranks 2Before him is Ariq Böke. After him are Manfred, King of Sicily, Birger Jarl, Shiban, John I, Margrave of Brandenburg, Alghu, Andronikos II of Trebizond, Odo, Count of Nevers, and Nasir ud din Mahmud.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Berke ranks 10 out of 53Before him are Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), Subutai (1175), Börte (1161), and Ariq Böke (1219). After him are Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), Sorghaghtani Beki (1190), and Toghrul (1130).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Berke ranks 7Before him are Batu Khan (1207), Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), Modu Chanyu (-234), Börte (1161), and Ariq Böke (1219). After him are Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), Toghrul (1130), and Yumjaagiin Tsedenbal (1916).