Gün Temür Khan

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Gün Temür Khan
Khagan of the Great Yuan
Reign 1400–1402
Coronation 1400
Predecessor Engke Khan
Successor Gulichi
Issue Toqoqan Khan[1]
Posthumous name
Shuntian Huangdi (順天皇帝)
Dynasty Northern Yuan
Father Elbeg Khan
Born 1377[2]
Died 1402

Gün Temür (1377–1402) was a Mongol Khan of the Northern Yuan Dynasty in Mongolia. Gün Temür was the eldest son of Elbeg Nigülesügchi Khan. He ruled from 1400 to 1402. In 1402, he was defeated by Gulichi, who killed him as a result. Several months after his death, his crown was succeeded by his younger brother Öljei Temür Khan Bunyashiri. His name, Gün Temür, means "Deep (intellectually) Iron" in the Mongolian language.

Gün Temür Khan
Died: 1402
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Elbeg Nigülesügchi Khan
Khan of the Northern Yuan Dynasty
1400–1402
Succeeded by
Örüg Temür Khan

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chinggisid rulers (part 1)
  2. ^ Tsagaan Sechen-Erdenyin Tobchi