1175 - 1248

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Subutai (Classical Mongolian: Sübügätäi or Sübü'ätäi; Modern Mongolian: Сүбээдэй, Sübeedei. [sʊbeːˈdɛ]; Chinese: 速不台; c. 1175–1248) was a Mongol general and the primary military strategist of Genghis Khan and Ögedei Khan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Subutai has received more than 1,094,593 page views. His biography is available in 42 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 40 in 2019). Subutai is the 100th most popular military personnel (up from 157th in 2019), the 7th most popular biography from Mongolia (up from 10th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Mongolian Military Personnel.

Subutai is most famous for his military exploits during the Mongol invasion of Europe.

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Among military personnels, Subutai ranks 100 out of 1,466Before him are John of Austria, Stilicho, Sa'd ibn Abi Waqqas, Hermann Hoth, Pancho Villa, and Wilhelm Ritter von Leeb. After him are Zhang Fei, Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher, Theodor Eicke, Michael Wittmann, Vasily Chuikov, and Klaus Barbie.

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Among people born in 1175, Subutai ranks 1After him are Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor, Andrew II of Hungary, Robert Grosseteste, Agnes of Merania, Raymond of Penyafort, Yolanda of Flanders, Comtessa de Dia, Alexander of Hales, Frederick I, Duke of Austria, Michael Scot, and Margaret of Hungary. Among people deceased in 1248, Subutai ranks 1After him are Shams Tabrizi, Güyük Khan, Ibn al-Baitar, Sancho II of Portugal, Henry II, Duke of Brabant, Al-Adil II, and Kunigunde of Hohenstaufen.

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In Mongolia

Among people born in Mongolia, Subutai ranks 7 out of 53Before him are Genghis Khan (1162), Batu Khan (1207), Hulagu Khan (1217), Tolui (1191), Jochi (1181), and Modu Chanyu (-234). After him are Börte (1161), Ariq Böke (1219), Berke (1209), Abaqa Khan (1234), Toghon Temür (1320), and Damdin Sükhbaatar (1893).


Among military personnels born in Mongolia, Subutai ranks 3Before him are Genghis Khan (1162) and Jochi (1181). After him are Muqali (1170).