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Chormaqan was one of the most famous generals of the Mongol Empire under Genghis Khan and Ogedey Khan. He was a member of the keshik (elite troops) and was also known as Chormaqan Noyan. Expansion of the Mongol Empire The Mongol Empire (Mongolian: Их Монгол Улс, meaning Greater Mongol Nation; 1206–1405) was the largest contiguous land empire in history, covering over 33 million km² [1] at its peak, with an estimated population of over 100 million people. ... For other uses, see Genghis Khan (disambiguation). ... From http://historynet. ... Noyan, noyon (and some other spellings introduced via Arabic texts) was a title of authority in Mongol Empire. ...


Chormaqan is mentioned in The Secret History of Mongols many times. He probably participated in the Mongol campaigns in North China and later in the Subedei's and Jebe's famous journey through Caucasus and Russian steppes. Appointed by Ögedei in the winter of 1230 to renew the Mongol conquests in Persia, which had languished since Genghis Khan's assault on and near destruction of the Khwarezmid Empire from 1218-1223. Subutai was the primary strategist and good friend of Genghis Khan and Ogedei Khan. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Caucasus Mountains. ... A steppe in Western Kazakhstan in early spring In physical geography, a steppe (Russian: - , Ukrainian: - , Kazakh: - ), pronounced in English as , is a plain without trees (apart from those near rivers and lakes); it is similar to a prairie, although a prairie is generally considered as being dominated by tall grasses... Ögedei, (also Ögädäi, Ögedäi, Ogotai, Ogtai, Oktay, Chinese language 窝阔台) (1186-1241), was the third son of Genghis Khan and second Great Khan of the Mongol Empire by succeeding his father. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... The Persian Empire was a series of historical empires that ruled over the Iranian plateau, the old Persian homeland, and at times extending into central and mid-east Asia. ... The Khwarezmid Empire (also known as the Khwarezmian Empire) was a Muslim Iranian state in the 11th century in Khwarezmia that lasted until the Mongol invasion in 1220. ... // Events Damietta is besieged by the knights of the Fifth Crusade. ... // Events August 6 - Louis VIII is crowned King of France. ...


At the approach of Chormagan and the new Mongol army, the Khwarezmids under Jalal ad-Din were swept away. Further campaigns in the mid-1230s, based from the steppes in Azerbaijan around Tabriz, firmly established Georgia and Armenia (that is, the Lesser Armenia in Cilicia) as vassals. It is theorized that these moves may have been made to secure communications for the attack westward led by Batu that followed shortly thereafter. Jelal ad-Din Mingburnu (also جلال الدين منكبرتي Jalāl al-Dīn Menguberdī or Mankburny) was the last ruler of the Khwarezmid Empire. ... Tabriz City Hall, built in 1934, by Arfaol molk, with the aid of German engineers. ... Cilicia as Roman province, 120 AD In Antiquity, Cilicia (Κιλικία) was the name of a region, now known as Çukurova, and often a political unit, on the southeastern coast of Asia Minor (modern Turkey), north of Cyprus. ... Batu Khan (Russian: , Ukrainian: ) (c. ...


Chormagan died in 1241 and was replaced by Baiju, his lieutenant. Mongol commander in Persia (fl. ...


External links

  • Chormaqan Noyan: The First Mongol Military Governor in the Middle East by Timothy May
  • Chormaqan and the Mongol Conquest of the Middle East by Timothy May

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Chormaqan and the Mongol Conquest of the Middle East (1455 words)
The majority of the Mongol empire's possessions in the Middle East were acquired in the course of Chormaqan's 10-year campaign; yet most historians of the Mongol conquests tend to focus their attention on the invasions of China and Europe.
Chormaqan Noyan, a member of the Sunit tribe of the Mongols, thus became a general.
Chormaqan and the majority of his army then entered the northern section of Persia known as Mazandaran in the autumn of 1230.
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Khaidu, leader of the Mongol northern army, led his forces in hot pursuit."
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When this had exhausted them, they ran again in their former fashion.'"
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