Möngke Khan

1209 - 1259

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Möngke (Mongolian: ᠮᠥᠩᠬᠡ Möngke / Мөнх Mönkh; Chinese: 蒙哥; pinyin: Ménggē; 11 January 1209 – 11 August 1259) was the fourth khagan of the Mongol Empire, ruling from 1 July 1251, to 11 August 1259. He was the first Khagan from the Toluid line, and made significant reforms to improve the administration of the Empire during his reign. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Möngke Khan has received more than 1,238,903 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Möngke Khan is the 1,543rd most popular politician (down from 597th in 2019), the 38th most popular biography from Iraq (down from 16th in 2019) and the 19th most popular Iraqi Politician.

Möngke Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan and the second son of Ögedei Khan. He is famous for being the first Mongol emperor to convert to Islam.

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Among politicians, Möngke Khan ranks 1,543 out of 15,710. Before him are Alexios V Doukas, Nicolás Maduro, An Lushan, Yolande de Polastron, Constantine VI, and Felix Yusupov. After him are Nancy Pelosi, Tiberius II Constantine, Æthelred the Unready, Henry II of Navarre, Emperor Ninkō, and Ahmad Sanjar.

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Among people born in 1209, Möngke Khan ranks 2Before him is Berke. After him are Haji Bektash Veli, Sancho II of Portugal, and Richard of Cornwall. Among people deceased in 1259, Möngke Khan ranks 1After him are Christopher I of Denmark, Gojong of Goryeo, Matilda II, Countess of Boulogne, Henry of Latvia, Al-Mansur Ali, Thomas, Count of Flanders, and Matthew Paris.

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In Iraq

Among people born in Iraq, Möngke Khan ranks 38 out of 300. Before him are Gudea (-2200), Khosrow II (570), Al-Mu'tasim (796), Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi (1971), Enheduanna (-2300), and Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254). After him are Ahmad Sanjar (1085), Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), Al-Ash'ari (873), and Al-Jahiz (775).

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Among politicians born in Iraq, Möngke Khan ranks 19Before him are Jalal Talabani (1933), Ur-Nammu (-2200), Gudea (-2200), Khosrow II (570), Al-Mu'tasim (796), and Naram-Sin of Akkad (-2254). After him are Ahmad Sanjar (1085), Shalmaneser III (-900), Suleyman Shah (1178), Faisal II of Iraq (1935), Ashurnasirpal II (-1000), and Tiglath-Pileser I (-1200).