Muhammad Khan (Ilkhan)
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During the breakup of the Ilkhanate following the death of Abu Sa'id in 1335, the Jalayirid Hasan Buzurg raised Muhammad Khan to the throne. Muhammad Khan, who was still a young child, was of Mongol blood and was therefore a way to legitimise Hasan Buzurg's rule from Baghdad. In a battle that took place on July 26, 1336, Hasan Buzurg and Muhammad Khan defeated the forces of 'Ali Padshah and his puppet Ilkhan, Musa. Hasan Buzurg then installed his claimant in Tabriz. Over the next few years, the two strengthened their hold over western Persia, but the appearance of the Chupanid Hasan Kucek interrupted their plans. The two opposing sides then met in the Alataq area on July 16, 1338, with both Hasan Buzurg and Muhammad Khan suffering defeat. After Hasan Buzurg fled, Muhammad Khan was captured by the Chupanids and executed.
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