Bäxtiär Qanqayıv (Russian: Бахтияр Канкаев, Bakhtiyar Kankayev; Tatar: Бәхтияр Канкаев, pronounced [bæxtiːˈær qʌnˈqajɪf]), was a colonel in Yemelyan Pugachev's rebel army, joined the rebellion in December of 1773. He agitated people to join the rebellion in Kungur, Ufa and Kazan uyezds, and united Tatar rebels to own unit. Participated in the battle of Kazan. In 1774 his unit was defeated by governmental forces near Balıq Bistäse. His subsequent fate is unknown.
- (Tatar) "Бәхтияр Канкаев". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.
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