Hulagu Khan

1217 - 1265

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Hulagu Khan, also known as Hülegü or Hulegu (Mongolian: Хүлэгү/ᠬᠦᠯᠡᠭᠦ, romanized: Hu’legu’/Qülegü, lit. 'Surplus'; Chagatay: ہلاکو; Arabic: هولاكو خان/ هَلَاوُن Persian: هولاکو خان, Hulâgu xân;Chinese: 旭烈兀; pinyin: Xùlièwù [ɕû.ljê.û]; c. 1217 – 8 February 1265), was a Mongol ruler who conquered much of Western Asia. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Hulagu Khan has received more than 1,538,398 page views. His biography is available in 70 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 69 in 2019). Hulagu Khan is the 219th most popular politician (down from 156th in 2019), the 3rd most popular biography from Mongolia and the 2nd most popular Mongolian Politician.

Hulagu Khan is most famous for the sack of Baghdad in 1258.

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Among politicians, Hulagu Khan ranks 219 out of 15,710Before him are James VI and I, Scipio Africanus, Thutmose III, Salvador Allende, Antoninus Pius, and Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. After him are A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Leopold II, Holy Roman Emperor, Louis XVIII of France, Charles I of Austria, Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Lucius Tarquinius Superbus.

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Among people born in 1217, Hulagu Khan ranks 1After him are Baldwin II, Latin Emperor, George Akropolites, Henry I of Cyprus, John I, Duke of Brittany, Henry V, Count of Luxembourg, and Henry of Ghent. Among people deceased in 1265, Hulagu Khan ranks 1After him are Doquz Khatun, Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, Simon Stock, Kilij Arslan IV, Fariduddin Ganjshakar, Radu Negru, and Mubarak Shah.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Hulagu Khan ranks 3 out of 53Before him are Genghis Khan (1162) and Batu Khan (1207). After him are Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), Modu Chanyu (-234), Subutai (1175), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), and Toghon Temür (1320).

Among POLITICIANS In Mongolia

Among politicians born in Mongolia, Hulagu Khan ranks 2Before him are Batu Khan (1207). After him are Tolui (1191), Modu Chanyu (-234), Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893), Jebe (1137), and Toghrul (1130).