Buyan Sechen Khan

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Buyan Sechen Khan
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Emperor of the Northern Yuan Dynasty
Reign 1592–1604
Predecessor Jasaghtu Khan
Successor Ligden Khan
Born 1556[1]
Died 1604
Full name
Era name and dates
None: 1592–1604
Posthumous name
Temple name
House Borjigin
Dynasty Northern Yuan

Buyan Sechen Khan (1554–1604) was a Mongol khan of the Northern Yuan dynasty based in Mongolia and he was the eldest son of Jasaghtu Khan whom he succeeded.


During Buyan Khan’s rule, the Mongol regime once again fell into disarray and although the Great Khan was recognized as the leader of all Mongols, this was in name only. Buyan Khan even attempted to show what was rumored to be the Imperial Seal of Genghis Khan to other Mongol clans to legitimatize his rule. He ruled the people in accordance with justice and religion.[2]

He died in 1604.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Dates given here are in the Julian calendar not in the proleptic Gregorian calendar.
  2. ^ H.H.Howorth-History of the Mongols from the 9th to the 19th Century: Part 1, p.378
Buyan Sechen Khan
 Died: 1592-1604
Regnal titles
Preceded by
Tümen Jasagtu Khan
Khan of the Northern Yuan dynasty
Succeeded by
Ligdan Khan