Bachman Khan

Bachman Khan (circa 1210 - 1239 or 1240) was a ruler of Kimak Khanate. After his land was conquered by Batu, he led a rebellion against the Mongols (see Bachman movement). The rebellion was unsuccessful; Bachman Khan was captured by the Mongols and executed later.

Bachman Khan is mentioned in several Tatar and Nogay legends, some nomad clans originated from Bachman.

  • (Tatar) "BaƧman xan". Tatar Encyclopaedia. Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.