Kitbuqa Noyan (d. 1260) (Turkic: Kitbuga, Mongolian: Хитбух) was a Christian Turk belonging to the tribe of the Naimans. The Turkic languages constitute a Language family of some thirty languages spoken by Turkic peoples across a vast area from Eastern Europe and the The Mongolian language (mn [[ImageMonggol kelesvg 17px]] Mongɣol kele, Cyrillic: Монгол хэл Mongol khel) is the best-known member of A Christian is a person who adheres to Christianity, a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth The Turkic peoples are Eurasian peoples residing in northern central and western Eurasia who speak languages belonging to the Turkic language family The Naimans, also Naiman Turks or Naiman Mongols, ( Mongolian: naiman, "eight" Найман was a Mongolian name given to a group He was a lieutenant and confidant of Hulagu Khan, assisting him in his conquests in parts of the Middle East. Lieutenant (abbreviated Lt or Lieut) is a Military, Naval, Paramilitary, Fire service, Emergency medical services This article is about the founder of the Ilkhanate For the head of the Chagatai khanate please see Qara Hülëgü Hulagu Khan, also known as The Middle East is a Subcontinent with no clear boundaries often used as a synonym to Near East, in opposition to Far East.
He was in command of one of the flanks which advanced on and sacked Baghdad, and he assisted in the conquest of Damascus. The Battle of Baghdad in 1258 was a victory for the Mongol leader Hulagu Khan, a grandson of Genghis Khan. Damascus ( دمشق,, also commonly known as الشام ash-Shām) is the capital and largest city of Syria. He was left in charge of the Mongol army remaining in the Middle East when Hulagu Khan returned to Mongolia after the death of his brother, the Great Khan Möngke:
"Kitbuqa, who had been left by Hulagu in Syria and Palestine with 10,000 Tatars, held the Land in peace and in state of rest. Mongolia (mɒŋˈɡoʊliə, literally Mongol country/nation,) is a Landlocked Country in East For other titles related to and uses of Khan, see that article Origin The title Möngke Khan (Мөнх хаан also transliterated as Mongke Mongka Möngka Mangu or Mangku ( c And he greatly loved and honoured the Christians (. . . ) Kitbuqa worked at recovering the Holy Land"
Kitbuqa moved towards Egypt when confronted by the Mamluk army. This article is about the country of Egypt For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Egypt topics. He was killed at the Battle of Ain Jalut (spring of Goliath) in the Mongol defeat by the Mamluks. The Battle of Ain Jalut (or Ayn Jalut, in Arabic ar عين جالوت the "Eye of Goliath" or the "Spring of Goliath" took place on 3 September 1260 between Goliath ( גָּלְיָת, Standard Hebrew Golyat, Tiberian Hebrew Golyāṯ, Arabic: جالوت Jalut (Muslim Mamluk histories paint him as a great warrior who refused to retreat when the Mongols were clearly being overpowered at Ain Jalut, and who wanted death in battle over retreat and shame. Ironically, he was apparently captured alive and executed. Mamluk histories say that he expected his death to be avenged by Hulagu Khan, which never occurred because of his conflict with Berke. Berke Khan (Бэрх was the Khan of the Kipchak or Golden Horde who effectively consolidated the power of the Blue Horde and White Hordes Kitbuqa's death and the defeat of the Mongols at Ain Jalut marked the beginning of the end for the west expansion of Mongol Empire. The Mongol Empire ( Mongolyn Ezent Güren or mn Их Mонгол улс Ikh Mongol Uls; 1206–1368 was the largest contiguous Empire It was the first occasion they had been decisively defeated and failed to avenge such a loss. But Mongols continued to invade Syria, Japan, India, Hungary, Poland and Southeast Asia. Syria ( سوريّة or) officially the Syrian Arab Republic (Arabic ar الجمهورية العربية السورية For a topic outline on this subject see List of basic Japan topics. India, officially the Republic of India (भारत गणराज्य inc-Latn Bhārat Gaṇarājya; see also other Indian languages) is a country Hungary (Magyarország 'mɔɟɔrorsaːg) officially in English the Republic of Hungary ( Magyar Köztársaság, literally Magyar (Hungarian Republic Poland (Polska officially the Republic of Poland