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After this successful uprising, Argun Khan al-Khani became the ruler of the kingdom After becoming ruler, Argun Khan appointed his brother Baidu Khan governor of Baghdad and his brother Gikhatu governor of Anatolia.
On his return from Anatolia in 1286, Gikhatu imposed heavy taxes on every small and large state. As a result, these states also turned against Gikhatu at home. In 1288, there were revolts against Gikhatu in Landre Al Caravan, which were severely crushed by Gikhatu.
While ruling in Anatolia, Gikhatu became not only a Buddhist He was also addicted to alcohol. Once upon a time, Gaikhatu’s cousin Baidu Khan, the ruler of Baghdad, came to visit Gikhatu But intoxicated, Dhad Gikhatu Khan insulted his cousin Baidu Khan.
And Baidu Khan got angry and left the palace and went back to Baghdad. For the same reasons, Gikhatu’s own commanders also turned against him. Gikhatu once visited Ahlad as the governor of Anatolia,
And on his return from there he reached Azerbaijan and received the news of the death of his elder brother Argon Upon receiving this news, Gikhatu nominated himself as the successor of Argun Khan.
Al-Khani became the ruler of the empire. Many Mongol commanders disagreed with Gikhatu’s decision And he wanted to nominate someone else instead but the powerful Gikhatu Khan silenced everyone And captured the Al-Khani kingdom with full glory.
Not long after, Gikhatu learned that he had ruled Anatolia as governor There the Seljuks have revolted against him As soon as this news was received, Gikhatu reached Anatolia like a hurricane And brick by brick the rebels.
After dealing with this problem, Gikhatu went from Anatolia to Konya and then from Konya to Azerbaijan. And in his absence, he appointed Noyan as governor of Anatolia. In 1291, at the site of Aladach, Gikhatu announced his formal accession to the throne
During the reign of Gikhatu, his war with the Mongols continued, during which an epidemic broke out in his kingdom. The economic situation of the Gikhatu government was very weak due to the damage caused by the war and the epidemic.
Seeing this weak condition, many Mongol commanders revolted against Gikhatu But Gikhatu was not yet so weak So he overcame the revolt by doing the same After dealing with the uprising, Gikhatu turned his attention to the economy and took a revolutionary step to deal with the crisis.
He banned the gold and silver trade and replaced it with paper notes for the first time in 1294. Gikhatu issued the order on the advice of one of his ministers But the merchants refused to obey the order Rejecting Gikhatu’s paper currency, Gikhatu was forced to reverse his decision following strong protests from traders.
On March 21, 1295, at Hamadan, Gikhatu entered the field for his final battle In this war, Gikhatu suffered the worst defeat due to the rebellion of his own commanders. And he fled the battlefield
But he was soon caught and brought before his cousin Baidu Khan. Who hanged Gikhatu Khan on March 25, 1295 and thus Gikhatu came to an end.
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