Temür Khan

1265 - 1307

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Temür Öljeytü Khan (Mongolian: Өлзийт Төмөр, romanized: Ölziit Tömör; Middle Mongolian: ᠥᠯᠵᠡᠶᠢᠲᠦ ᠲᠡᠮᠦᠷ, Öljeyitü Temür), born Temür (also spelled Timur, Mongolian: Төмөр, October 15, 1265 – February 10, 1307), also known by the temple name Chengzong (Emperor Chengzong of Yuan; Chinese: 元成宗; pinyin: Yuán Chéngzōng; Wade–Giles: Yüan2 Ch'eng2-tsung1) was the second emperor of the Yuan dynasty, ruling from May 10, 1294 to February 10, 1307. Apart from Emperor of China, he is considered as the sixth Great Khan of the Mongol Empire or Mongols, although it was only nominal due to the division of the empire. He was an able ruler of the Yuan, and his reign established the patterns of power for the next few decades. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Temür Khan has received more than 1,180,347 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia. Temür Khan is the 1,741st most popular politician (down from 833rd in 2019), the 130th most popular biography from China (down from 59th in 2019) and the 84th most popular Chinese Politician.

Temür Khan was the grandson of Genghis Khan, and the great-grandson of Ögedei Khan. He became the first emperor of the Yuan dynasty in 1271. He is most famous for being the first emperor of the Yuan dynasty.

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Among politicians, Temür Khan ranks 1,741 out of 15,710Before him are Constans, Henry, King of Portugal, William V, Prince of Orange, Maria II of Portugal, Zhengde Emperor, and Jehoash of Judah. After him are Vigdís Finnbogadóttir, Shepseskaf, Frederick Augustus I of Saxony, Athalaric, Theophanu, and Achaemenes.

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Among people born in 1265, Temür Khan ranks 4Before him are Dante Alighieri, Duns Scotus, and Beatrice Portinari. After him are Andrew III of Hungary, Alfonso III of Aragon, Henry of Bohemia, Emperor Fushimi, Lucia, Countess of Tripoli, Ramon Muntaner, María de Molina, and Otto III, Duke of Carinthia. Among people deceased in 1307, Temür Khan ranks 2Before him is Edward I of England. After him are Fra Dolcino, Rudolf I of Bohemia, Anna of Hohenstaufen, Catherine I, Latin Empress, Hethum II, King of Armenia, Duwa, and Joan of Acre.

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Among people born in China, Temür Khan ranks 130 out of 1,186Before him are Emperor Jing of Han (-188), I. M. Pei (1917), Yue Fei (1142), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Emperor Wen of Han (-202), and Zhengde Emperor (1491). After him are Mo Yan (1955), Liu Shan (207), Ma Chao (176), Wang Wei (699), Yu the Great (-2123), and 1st Dalai Lama (1391).


Among politicians born in China, Temür Khan ranks 84Before him are Emperor Zhongzong of Tang (656), Hu Yaobang (1915), Emperor Jing of Han (-188), Emperor Ruizong of Tang (662), Emperor Wen of Han (-202), and Zhengde Emperor (1491). After him are Liu Shan (207), Ma Chao (176), Yu the Great (-2123), 1st Dalai Lama (1391), Li Keqiang (1955), and Wang Zhaojun (-50).