occupied throne

Yamghurchi of Astrakhan

Yamghurchi Khan (Tatar: Yamğurçı xan ) (?-1555), was a ruler of Astrakhan Khanate since 1540s. He occupied throne with the help of Nogay nobility. In the battle of Xacitarxan in 1554 Russian defeated him and forced him to escape to lands behind the Terek river. In 1555 he was killed in dissension with Nogays.

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