Bagha Shad (Old Turkic: , baγa šad, simplified Chinese: 莫贺设; traditional Chinese: 莫賀設; pinyin: mòhè shè; Wade–Giles: mo-ho she) was a Göktürk shad or general of the early 7th century CE. He was a close kinsman and subject of the Western Göktürk khagan, Tong Yabghu. Bagha Shad was probably the father of Böri Shad and may have been the yabghu or prince of the Khazars.
He is referred to in Chinese sources as having sojourned in China from 618-626, possibly as Tong Yabghu's emissary to the Tang emperor. Thereafter he disappears from the historical record.
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