Bagha Qaghan

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Baga Kagan
Kagan of the Turkic Kaganate
Reign 587–589
House Ashina

Bagha Qaghan was the seventh ruler (587–589) of the Turkic Kaganate.[1] He was killed with an arrow by Persian commander Bahrām Chobin during First Perso-Turkic War.[2] He is given as Čulohóu in Chinese records, and as Šāwa, Sāva, or Sāba in Sasanian-based sources.[2]

Bagha Qaghan
Preceded by
Ishbara Kagan
Kagan of the Turkic Kaganate
Succeeded by
Tulan Kagan


  1. ^ Bauer, Susan Wise (2010). The History of the Medieval World: From the Conversion of Constantine to the First Crusade. W. W. Norton & Company. p. 238. ISBN 978-0-393-05975-5. 
  2. ^ a b Shahbazi, A. Sh. "BAHRĀM (2) , (Section vii. Bahrām VI Čōbīn)". Encyclopædia Iranica. Retrieved 2011-06-25.