Yollıg Khagan

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Yollıg Khagan
伊然可汗
Fifth Qaghan of the Second Turkic Khaganate
Reign734-739
PredecessorBilge Qaghan
SuccessorTengri Qaghan
BornAshina Yiran
阿史那伊然
Died739
SpouseYusaifu (餘塞匐)
HouseAshina
FatherBilge Qaghan
MotherPo Beg

Yollıg Khagan (Chinese: 伊然可汗; pinyin: Yīrán Kèhán, personal name: Chinese: 阿史那伊然; pinyin: Āshǐnà Yīrán; 734–739?)[1] was a ruler of the Second Turkic Khaganate[2].

He was Bilge Khagan's nephew. Besides being author of Orkhon Inscriptions, nothing much is known about him. His wife Yusaifu left for Tang after 744.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chinese sources give 734–41 for the reigns of Yollig and Tengri. The transition year is given as 734 (Jiu Tang Shu), 740 (Xin Tang Shu) (both in Baumer, page 265, footnote) and 739 (Gumilyov, Ancient Turks, ch xxiii).
  2. ^ 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.
  3. ^ Zhenqing, Yan. "Special report". zh.wikisource.org (in Chinese). Retrieved 2018-07-29.
Yollıg Khagan
Preceded by
Bilge Khagan
Khagan of the Second Turkic Khaganate
734–?
Succeeded by
Tengri Qaghan