Toglug-Timur

Toglug-Timur

 

Date of birth unknown; died 1362 or 1363. Founder and khan of Mogolistan; the first of a dynasty that ruled in Eastern Turkestan until the 1570’s.

Toglug-Timur was a descendant of the house of Jagatai. In 1347–48 he became khan of the eastern portions of the Jagatai Khanate. The state founded by Toglug-Timur embraced Eastern Turkestan, parts of Southern Siberia, and Semirech’e. In 1360–61, Mavera-un-Nahr was also a part of Mogolistan. The state disintegrated after Toglug-Timur’s death.

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