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Shiban
Shiban
(Sheiban) or Shayban (Mongolian: Шибан, Shiban; Uzbek: Shaybon / Шайбон) was a prince of the early Golden Horde. He was a grandson of Genghis Khan, the fifth son of Jochi
Jochi
and a younger brother Batu Khan
Batu Khan
who founded the Golden Horde. His descendants were the Shaybanids
Shaybanids
who became important about two centuries later.

Contents

1 Mongol invasion of Europe 2 Territorial grants by the Golden Horde 3 Descendants 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References

Mongol invasion of Europe[edit] Shiban
Shiban
participated the Mongol invasion of Europe
Mongol invasion of Europe
and made decisive attack on the army of Béla IV
Béla IV
at the Battle of Mohi
Battle of Mohi
in 1241.[citation needed] Territorial grants by the Golden Horde[edit] Because he had not reached his majority when his father died in 1227, he did not receive any lands at that time. Abulghazi says that after this campaign, Batu gave Shiban
Shiban
lands east of the Ural Mountains
Ural Mountains
on the lower parts of the Syr Darya, Chu River
Chu River
([citation needed] [1]), and Sary su Rivers as winter quarters and the lands of the Ural River flowing off the east side of the Urals, as summer quarters. Shiban
Shiban
was also given 15,000 families as a gift from his brother Orda Khan, as well as the four Uruks of the Kuchis, the Naimans, the Karluks, and the Buiruks, while he assigned him as a camping ground all the country lying between that of his brother Orda Ichin and his own.[2] Thus Shiban's lands were somewhat between Batu's and Orda's and between the Ural mountains and the Caspian Sea. Descendants[edit] Although, it is unknown how long he lived, his descendants continued to rule long after the breakup of the Ulus of Jochi
Ulus of Jochi
(Golden Horde). It is merely said that he left twelve sons, namely, Bainal or Yasal, Behadur, Kadak, Balagha, Cherik or Jerik, Mergen or Surkhan, Kurtugha or Kultuka, Ayachi or Abaji, Sailghan or Sasiltan, Beyanjar or Bayakachar, Majar, and Kunchi or Kuwinji.[3][4] Shiban's descendants are known as the Shaybanids; his male line continues down to the present time.[citation needed] One of Shiban's sons, Balagha Bey (Prince Balagha) assisted Hulagu Khan in taking Baghdad
Baghdad
in 1258.[5] However, he died in unknown circumstances.[citation needed] According to William of Rubruck, he killed his cousin Güyük Khan
Güyük Khan
in a violent brawl.[citation needed] See also[edit]

Khanate of Sibir Muhammad Shaybani Shaybanids

Notes[edit]

^ The Chu River
Chu River
is far to the east, so probably a different river is meant?? ^ Abhulgazi, $5 pp.23 ^ Abhulgazi, $5 p., 191. ^ Ud. Von Hammer, Golden Horde. Table. J Golden Horde, 303. ^ "The Mongol's besiege and capture Baghdad
Baghdad
in 1258" De Re Militari: The Society for Medieval Military History

References[edit]

Grousset, R. The Empire of the Steppes, New Brunswick, New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1970 (translated by Naomi Walford from the French edition published by Payot, 1970), pp. 478–490 et passim.

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