Qaplan II Giray

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Qaplan II Giray, Qalpan Khan Girai II (died 1770) was a Crimean khan of the late 18th century.


Qaplan ruled from 1769-1770, a very brief reign. During his time as khan of the Crimean Khanate, he negotiated with the Russian Empire for Crimean independence. Qaplan fought against Russia in the Russo-Turkish War for his entire reign, and died in 1770.


The Crimean Tatars, by Alan W. Fisher