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Bumin Qaghan

490 - 552

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Bumin Qaghan (Old Turkic: 𐰉𐰆𐰢𐰣:𐰴𐰍𐰣, romanized: Bumïn qaγan, also known as Illig Qaghan (Chinese: 伊利可汗, Pinyin: Yīlì Kèhán, Wade–Giles: i-li k'o-han) or Yamï Qaghan (Old Turkic: 𐰖𐰢𐰃:𐰴𐰍𐰣, romanized: Yаmï qaγan, died 552 AD)) was the founder of the Turkic Khaganate. He was the eldest son of Ashina Tuwu (吐務 / 吐务). He was the chieftain of the Turks under the sovereignty of Rouran Khaganate. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bumin Qaghan has received more than 141,674 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia. Bumin Qaghan is the 1,743rd most popular politician (up from 2,137th in 2019).

Bumin Qaghan is most famous for the Battle of Talas, which was a battle between the Abbasid Caliphate and the Tang Dynasty.

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Among politicians, Bumin Qaghan ranks 1,743 out of 15,577Before him are Hiero II of Syracuse, Hu Yaobang, Publius Clodius Pulcher, Levi Eshkol, Marie Walewska, and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. After him are Archduke Maximilian Francis of Austria, Richard von Weizsäcker, Abdullah Yusuf Azzam, Theuderic IV, Alexios IV Angelos, and Diadumenian.

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Among people born in 490, Bumin Qaghan ranks 2Before him is Pope Silverius. After him are Pope Agapetus I, Romanos the Melodist, Simplicius of Cilicia, John Philoponus, John the Lydian, John the Cappadocian, and Urien. Among people deceased in 552, Bumin Qaghan ranks 2Before him is Totila. After him are Teia and Menas of Constantinople.

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