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Tokhtamysh (d. ca 1406), was the founder and the first khan of the White Horde in 1380-1395. He was a descendant of Jochi and Genghis Khan. Events Construction of Forbidden City begins in Beijing. ... Khan (sometimes spelled as xan, han) is a title meaning ruler in Mongolian and Turkish. ... The White Horde was a the name of a Mongolian state of the 14th century. ... Events September 8 - Battle of Kulikovo - Russian forces under Grand Prince Dmitrii Ivanovich defeat a mixed army of Tatars and Mongols (the Golden Horde), stopping their advance at Kulikovo. ... Events End of reign of Hungary by Capet-Anjou family. ... Jochi (also spelled Jöchi) (c. ... For the German pop band, see Dschinghis Khan Genghis Khan (1155/1162/1167–August 18, 1227) (Cyrillic: Чингис Хаан), (also spelled as Chingis Khan, Jenghis Khan, etc. ...

Tokhtamysh's invasion of Russia in 1382.
Tokhtamysh's invasion of Russia in 1382.

The ruler of the Blue Horde, Mamai, was killed shortly after the Battle of Kulikovo. Tamerlane then helped Tokhtamysh to unite his White Horde with Blue Horde and to gain the throne of the combined state. In 1382 Tokhtamysh led a successful campaign against Muscovy as a punishment for the Kulikovo defeat. In 13891395 he led a losing war against Tamerlane which also caused a loss of the throne. Image File history File links Vasily Sergeievich Smirnov (1858-90). ... Image File history File links Vasily Sergeievich Smirnov (1858-90). ... Blue Horde was one of descendat states which formed around 1227 as the Mongol Empire desintegrated. ... Mamai (or Mamay) was a powerful military commander of Golden Horde in the 1370s, who resided in the western part of this nomadic state, which is now the Southern Ukrainian Steppes and the Crimean Peninsula. ... Single combat of Peresvet and Temir-murza. ... For the chess engine Tamerlane, see Tamerlane. ... The White Horde was a the name of a Mongolian state of the 14th century. ... Blue Horde was one of descendat states which formed around 1227 as the Mongol Empire desintegrated. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Emperor Go-Komatsu ascends to the throne of Japan John Wyclifs teachings are condemned by the Synod of London. ... This article is about Muscovite Russia. ... Events February 24 - Margaret I seizes Albert, thus becoming ruler of Denmark, Norway and Sweden June 15 - Battle of Kosovo between Serbs and Ottomans. ... Events End of reign of Hungary by Capet-Anjou family. ...


He then escaped to the Ukrainian steppes and asked for help Grand Duke Vytautas of Lithuania. In the great Battle of the Vorskla River (1399) the combined forces of Tokhtamysh and Vytautas were annihilated by two Tamerlane's generals, khan Temur Qutlugh and emir (murza, visir) Edigu. The defeated Tokhtamysh was killed in Siberia by the men of Edigu in 1406 or 1407. Vytautas the Great - engraving of XVI ct. ... The Battle of the Vorskla River was one of the greatest and bloodiest in the medieval history of Eastern Europe. ... Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir, Sibir; possibly from the Mongolian for the calm land) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ...


The spelling of Tokhtamysh varies, but the most common spelling is Tokhtamysh. Toqtamysh, Toqtamış, Toktamys, Tuqtamış, and variants are also in use.


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Battle of the Vorskla River - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (320 words)
As a result of the new conflicts within the Horde, Tokhtamysh was dethroned by the party of khan Temur Kutlugh and emir Edigu, supported by the great Tamerlane.
When Tokhtamysh asked Vytautas for assistance, the latter readily gathered a huge army which included Lithuanians, Belarusians, Russians, Mongols, Poles, and Teutonic knights.
Meanwhile Temur Kutlugh died from the wounds received in the battle, and Tokhtamysh was killed by one of his own men.
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