1342 - 1406

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Tokhtamysh (Tatar: Тухтамыш/Tuqtamış, Persian: توقتمش), (c. 1342–1406) was a prominent Khan of the Blue Horde who briefly unified the White Horde and Blue Horde subdivisions of the Golden Horde into a single state in 1380–1396. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tokhtamysh has received more than 248,938 page views. His biography is available in 41 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Tokhtamysh is the 1,139th most popular politician (up from 1,412th in 2019), the 127th most popular biography from Russia (up from 153rd in 2019) and the 48th most popular Russian Politician.

Tokhtamysh is most famous for his conquest of Baghdad and the murder of the caliph, Al-Musta'sim.

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Among politicians, Tokhtamysh ranks 1,139 out of 15,710Before him are Abdullah Gül, Lucius Junius Brutus, Valdemar IV of Denmark, John III Doukas Vatatzes, Michael VII Doukas, and Emperor Wen of Sui. After him are Aristide Briand, As-Saffah, Valdemar I of Denmark, Jim Mattis, Karl Haushofer, and Rashid-al-Din Hamadani.

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Among people born in 1342, Tokhtamysh ranks 2Before him is Philip the Bold. After him are Antipope Clement VII, Jeong Dojeon, Frederick the Simple, Leo V, King of Armenia, Julian of Norwich, Catherine of Bohemia, and Sancho Alfonso, 1st Count of Alburquerque. Among people deceased in 1406, Tokhtamysh ranks 3Before him are Ibn Khaldun and Pope Innocent VII. After him are Henry III of Castile, Claus Sluter, Robert III of Scotland, Coluccio Salutati, William, Duke of Austria, Eustache Deschamps, Joanna, Duchess of Brabant, Maria de Luna, and Çandarlızade Ali Pasha.

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Among people born in Russia, Tokhtamysh ranks 127 out of 2,688Before him are Arnold Sommerfeld (1868), Mikhail Botvinnik (1911), Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (1899), Anatoly Dyatlov (1931), Alexei Leonov (1934), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are Otto Wallach (1847), False Dmitry I (1581), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Vladimir Vysotsky (1938), Svetlana Alliluyeva (1926), and Ilya Prigogine (1917).


Among politicians born in Russia, Tokhtamysh ranks 48Before him are Lev Kamenev (1883), Vasili IV of Russia (1552), Feodor III of Russia (1661), Alexander Kolchak (1874), Vasili III of Russia (1479), and Grand Duchess Tatiana Nikolaevna of Russia (1897). After him are False Dmitry I (1581), Martti Ahtisaari (1937), Dmitry Medvedev (1965), Feodor II of Russia (1589), Grand Duchess Anna Petrovna of Russia (1708), and Walther Funk (1890).