Khaghan

   Title used by the rulers of Bulgaria (q.v.), and by the rulers of other Turkish peoples from the central Asian steppe (q.v.), e.g., the Avars and Khazars (qq.v.). It is synonymous with khan, although khan is preferred by modern scholars for the pre-Christian rulers of Bulgaria (q.v.).

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  • Khaghan — Khagan (alttürkisch kaɣan[1], mongolisch хаган, chinesisch 可汗, pinyin kèhán, Hangul 가한, McCune Reischauer kahan, alternative Schreibweisen Chagan, Khaghan, Kagan, Kağan, Qagan, Qaghan) ist im Mongolischen und den Turksprachen ein Titel, der dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Qapagan Khaghan — Qapaghan Khaghan (or Ashina Mo ch o, Ashina Mochuo, r. 694 716) was the second Khaghan of the Second Gokturk Empire, and brother of Ilteris Sad. The revived Gokturk Empire reached its greatest extent during the reign of Qapagan Khaghan. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Turgesh — The Turgesh Kaganate (also Türgesh, Turgish or Türgish known as Tuchishi in Chinese) were a Turkic tribal confederation who emerged from the ruins of the Western Turkic Khaganate. In time, the Turgesh, themselves a branch of the greater Tardush… …   Wikipedia

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  • Khagan — For other titles related to and uses of Khan, see that article Khagan or Great Khan (Old Turkic tu. kaɣan [Fairbank 1978, [http://books.google.com/books?id=iN9Tdfdap5MC pg=PA367 dq=khan+turkic+title lr= hl=tr sig=nn4X0pxXK9qe9ByEr NmoDl1Yog p.… …   Wikipedia

  • Guyuk — o Kuyuk, hijo del Khaghan Ogodei, elegido a su muerte tercer Khaghan (1246 1248) del Imperio Mongol no sin polémica, pues su padre había designado sucesor a su tío Schiramun, mas su viuda Turakina alargó la elección hasta que se designó a su hijo …   Enciclopedia Universal

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