Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu

1199 - 1231

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Jalal al-Din Mangburni (Persian: جلال الدین مِنکُبِرنی), also known as Jalal al-Din Khwarazmshah (جلال الدین خوارزمشاه), was the last Khwarazmshah of the Anushteginid dynasty. The eldest son and successor of Ala ad-Din Muhammad II of the Khwarazmian Empire, Jalal al-Din was brought up at Gurganj, the wealthy capital of the Khwarazmid homeland. An able general, he served as second-in-command to his father in at least one battle; however, since he was the son of a concubine, he was challenged as successor by a younger brother, whose cause was supported by the powerful Queen Mother, Terken Khatun. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu has received more than 601,022 page views. His biography is available in 30 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu is the 575th most popular politician (up from 638th in 2019), the 2nd most popular biography from Turkmenistan and the most popular Turkmen Politician.

Jalal ad-din mingburnu is most famous for being the first sultan of the Seljuk Empire in the 11th century. He was a great military leader and he expanded the empire.

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Among politicians, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu ranks 575 out of 19,576Before him are Kim Dae-jung, Lech Kaczyński, George II of Great Britain, Sneferu, Chaim Weizmann, and Xanthippe. After him are Hassan II of Morocco, Khosrow I, Macrinus, Philip III of France, Hamid Karzai, and Irene of Athens.

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Among people born in 1199, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu ranks 1After him are Ferdinand III of Castile, Ladislaus III of Hungary, Ahmad al-Badawi, Madhvacharya, Thomas, Count of Flanders, Bohemond V of Antioch, Raymond-Roupen, Sava II, and Guttorm of Norway. Among people deceased in 1231, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu ranks 3Before him are Anthony of Padua, and Elizabeth of Hungary. After him are Louis I, Duke of Bavaria, Emperor Tsuchimikado, Abd al-Latif al-Baghdadi, William II of Dampierre, Władysław III Spindleshanks, Eleanor of Portugal, Queen of Denmark, Valdemar the Young, and Beatrice II, Countess of Burgundy.

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In Turkmenistan

Among people born in Turkmenistan, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu ranks 2 out of 50Before him are Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi (780). After him are Abu Muslim (718), Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (1957), Al-Nasa'i (829), Al-Zamakhshari (1075), Abu al-Ghazi Bahadur (1603), Ibn Khordadbeh (820), Chaghri Beg (989), Abd Allah ibn al-Mubarak (736), and Al-Muqanna (800).

Among POLITICIANS In Turkmenistan

Among politicians born in Turkmenistan, Jalal ad-Din Mingburnu ranks 1After him are Saparmurat Niyazov (1940), Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow (1957), Chaghri Beg (989), Al-Muqanna (800), Mithridates II of Parthia (-150), Andronikos I of Trebizond (1101), Yahya ibn Khalid (701), Jaʻfar ibn Yahya (767), Serdar Berdimuhamedow (1981), Dmitri Shepilov (1905), and Ibrahim I ibn al-Aghlab (756).