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Who is Ahmad Sanjar?
Ahmad Sanjar was the Sultan of the Seljuq Empire from 1118 to 1153. He was initially the sultan of Khorasan until he gained the rest of the territory upon the death of Muhammad I. Bosworth notes Sanjar is a Turkic name, denoting "he who pierces", "thrusts".
- also known as Sultan Sancar, Muizzeddin Ahmed Sancar
- born in (931 years ago), child of Malik-Shah I
- religion: Sunni Islam
- Marriage with Rusudan, daughter of Demetrius I of Georgia
- died on (858 years ago)
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Around 1150 Ahmad Sanjar, one of the rulers of the Seljuk dynasty that ruled parts of Central Asia and the Middle East from the 11th to the 14th century, designated the region as Kurdistan, with Bahar, a village near the Median capital of ...
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