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Khan Chagatai (Jaghatai, Bzhagatay) Borjigin

Russian: Хан Чагатай Борджигин, Mongolian: Цагадай, Persian: چغتائی خان, Chinese: 孛兒只斤察合台, Lithuanian: Čagatajų chanato chanas Čagatajus Bordžiginas
Also Known As: "Чataлай хан"
Birthplace: Mongolia
Death: July 01, 1242 (58)
Mongolia (murdered by the Assasins)
Immediate Family:

Son of Genghis Khan of the Mongol Empire and Empress Börte Üjin of the Mongol Empire
Husband of Yisulun Hatun of the Qunqirat; N2 wife of Chagatai Khan; Ebuskun Regent from 1242 to 1246 while Qara Hulagu was a minor; Togan Khatun of the Qunqirat; Sevinch Khatun daughter of BARAQ HAJIB Qutluq Sultan Khan of Kirman. and 1 other
Father of Mutukan / Mutugen of the Qunqirat; Mochi Yebe Borjigin dynasty; Belgechi Borjigin dynasty; Sarban Borjigin dynasty; Qadan Borigin Dynasty and 3 others
Brother of üdjïn-Bäki Borjigin dynasty; Jochi, Khan of the Ulus of Jochi; Ögedei Khan; Chachayigan (Chichegen Bilgi) Borjigin; Tuluy-Khan and 4 others
Half brother of Jochi, Khan of the Ulus of Jochi; Djabun Borjigin; Aqi Sultan Khanika sister of Chagatai (Soltan Mahmoud); Chagatai Khan, DUP; Borjigin dynasty and 13 others

Occupation: монголски владетел (ок. 1225-1241)
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About Khan Chagatai (Jaghatai, Bzhagatay) Borjigin

Chagatai Khan (Mongolian: Цагадай, Tsagadai; c. 1185–1241 or 1242) was the second son of Genghis Khan, his mother was the eldest wife of Genghis Khan - Borte-Fujyn (Börte Ujin). He was the first khan and origin of the names of the Chagatai Khanate, Chagatai language and Chagatai Turks.

Source: Сборник летописей Рашид-ад-Дина, Volumes 2-3

He was the second son. Ulus his descendants was the whole of Central Asia to the east of the Amu Darya, the Seven Rivers, the current areas of Xinjiang and Tian Shan. In the years 1308-11 with the ulus merged Ulus Ugedei descendants. Died in 1242.

Chagatai Khan (Persian: چغتائی خان ; Mongolian: Цагадай, Tsagadai; 22 December 1183 – 1 July 1242) was the second son of Genghis Khan. He was Khan of the Chagatai Khanate from 1226-1242 C.E.

The Chagatai language and Chagatai Turks take their names from him. He inherited most of what are now the five Central Asian states after the death of his father. (Transoxiana, which lay West and North of the Oxus river (Amu Darya) in the heart of Central Asia. North of the Chaghatai Khanate was the land of the Golden Horde, ruled by Batu (d.1255)

Chaghatai was also appointed by Genghis Khan to oversee the execution of the Yassa, the written code of law created by Genghis Khan, though that lasted only until Genghis Khan was crowned Khan of the Mongol Empire. The Empire later came to be known as the Chagatai Khanate, a descendant empire of the Mongol Empire. Chagatai Khan was considered hot-headed and somewhat temperamental by his relatives, because of his attitude of non-acceptance of Jochi as Great Khan.

He was the most vocal about this issue among his relations. Chaghatai himself appears to have been a just and energetic governor, though perhaps rough and uncouth, and addicted to hard drinking. At any rate, he was animated by the soldier-like spirit of his father, and succeeded in keeping order among as heterogeneous a population as a kingdom was ever composed of.

In 1232, when sedition showed itself at Bukhara, he acted with promptness, if with severity, and saved his country from a far-reaching calamity.

He was, in all probability, an old-fashioned Mongol, for he stood by the Yassa and that he showed little favour to what was, at that time in his dominions, the comparatively new and rising religion of Islam. He must, however, have been fairly tolerant, for it is recorded that his minister for Transoxiana was a Muslim, called the Jumilat-ul-Mulk, and that mosques and colleges were founded during his reign.

Chaghatai was neither ever inclined towards Christianity, though that religion, as practiced by the Nestorians, must have been familiar to him.

Chaghatai's own capital was at Almaligh, in the valley of the Upper Ili, near the site of the present Kulja, and consequently in the extreme east of his dominion.

His reason for fixing it in that remote position, instead of at Bukhara or Samarkand, was probably one of necessity. His Mongol tribesmen and followers;the mainstay of his power—were passionately fond of the life of the steppes. The dwellers in houses and towns were, in their eyes, a degenerate and effeminate race;the tillers of the soil, slaves who toiled like cattle, in order that their betters might pass their time in luxury. They would serve no Khan who did not pass a life worthy of free-born men and Chaghatai and his immediate successors probably saw, as his later descendants are described by Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat to have seen, that the one way of retaining the allegiance of his own people, was to humour their desires in this respect, and live, with them, a nomad's life.

The funeral of Chagatai Khan. Chaghatai died in 1241, after a reign of about fourteen years, and within the same year the death of Ogedai occurred at Karakorum. Thus two (Chaghatay Khanate and the Golden Horde Khanate) out of four of the chief divisions of the Mongol empire were suddenly deprived of their sovereigns (Chaghatai and Batu) , with the result that nearly the whole of the successors of Genghis Khan began disputing for the succession.

However, for the time being, it ended in Turakina, Ogedai's widow, being appointed regent. But lasting disputes remained among the rival claimants and for long afterward, the disputes regarding the succession to the throne of the great Khan became inextricably mixed up with the affairs, especially in the eastern part, of Chaghatai's Khanate.

Little is known of the way in which Chaghatai disposed of his kingdom at his death, and there appears to be no mention, anywhere, of his having followed the ancestral custom of his house in distributing it among his descendants. He is recorded to have left a numerous family, but to have been succeeded by a grandson, and a minor, named Qara Hülëgü, while his widow, Ebuskun, assumed the regency.

Mutukan[edit] Chagatai's son Mutukan (Mö'etüken) was killed during the siege of Bamiyan in 1221.[2]

Turkistan, Transoxiana, and the adjacent regions were controlled directly by his descendents but not Kashghar, Yarkand, Khotan, Aksu, and the southern slopes of the Tian Shan mountains;or, in other words, to the province south of the line of the Tian Shan, which is called, in our times, Eastern Turkistan.[1] As regards this province, Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat says that it was given by Chaghatai, presumably at his death, to the clan or house of Dughlat, whose members were reckoned to be of the purest Mongol descent, and one of the noblest divisions of that people.[1] The Dughlats were thus made hereditary chiefs, or Amirs, of the various districts of Eastern Turkistan, as far back as the time of Chaghatai, for it is chiefly on this incident that hinges the permanent division of the Chaghatai realm into two branches, at a later date.[1]

Baidar Baidar was the second son of Chagatai Khan. He participated in the European campaign ("The elder boys campaign" as it was known in Mongolia) with his nephew Büri from 1235-1241. He commanded the Mongol army assigned to Poland with Kadan and, probably, Orda Khan

Early in May 1241 they entered Moravia. Then they continued via Brno, to join Batu's main army in Hungary. The destruction in Poland, Silesia and Moravia was all much of the same kind.

In 1240 Baidar participated in the election of Güyük Khan in 1247.

Genealogy of Chaghatai Khanate In Babr Nama written by Babur, Page 19, Chapter 1; described genealogy of his maternal grandfather Yunas Khan as:

Yunas Khan descended from Chaghatal Khan, the second son of Chlngiz Khan (as follows,) Yunas Khan, son of Wais Khan, son of Sher-'ali Aughldn, son of Muhammad Khan, son of Khizr Khwaja Khan, son of Tughluq-timur Khan, son of Aisan-bugha Khan, son of Dawa Khan, son of Baraq Khan, son of Yesuntawa Khan, son of Muatukan, son of Chaghatal Khan, son of Chingiz Khan.

Genealogy of Abdul Karim Khan according to Tarikh-i-Rashidi of Mirza Muhammad Haidar Dughlat Chingiz Khan

Chaghatai Khan


Yesü Nto'a

Ghiyas-ud-din Baraq


Esen Buqa I

Tughlugh Timur

Khizr Khoja

Muhammad Khan (Khan of Moghulistan)

Shir Ali Oglan

Uwais Khan(Vaise Khan)

Yunus Khan

Ahmad Alaq

CHAGATAI, son of JENGHIZ Khan ([1185]-[1240/41]). Abul-Ghazi Bahadur names “Djaghatai Khan” as the second son of “Tchinguiz Khan”[197]. He inherited the former Uighur and Kara Khitai territories in central Asia after the death of his father in 1227[198]. He was murdered by the Assassins[199].

About چغتائی خان Borjigin (Persian)

پسر دوم چنگیز خان به همراه اوگتای شهر اترار و گرگانج را تسخیر کرد همچنین به همراه دو برادر کوچکترش اوگتای و تولی در تصرف پایتخت خوارزمشاهیان گرگانج شرکت داشت. پس از مراجعت چنگیز خان به مغولستان به همراه اوگتای نواحی غزنین و سند و کرمان و مکران را بطور کلی ویران کرد تا در صورت بازگشت جلال‌الدین از هند لشکریان او نتوانند از هیچ وسیلهٔ معیشت از این نقاط بهره بگیرند.[%DB%B4]

О Хане Чагатае Борджигине (русский)

Чагатай хан е монголски владетел, втори син на Чингис хан. Той управлява Чагатайското ханство в Кашгария и Трансоксиана, част от Монголската империя, от средата на 1220-те до смъртта си през 1241. Наследен е от внука си Кара Хюгелю.