Tamerlane

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Reign 1370-1405
Coronation 1370, Balkh
Born April 8, 1336(1336-04-08)
Birthplace Shahrisabz, Uzbekistan
Died February 18, 1405(1405-02-18) (aged 68)
Place of death Otrar, Syr Darya
Buried Gur-e Amir, Samarkand
Predecessor Amir Husayn
Successor Khalil Sultan
Royal House Timurid
Father Muhammad Taraghai
Mother Tekina Mohbegim
Religious beliefs Islam

Tamerlane (8 April 1336 – 18 February 1405) was a Turkic conqueror in the 14th century. His real name is Tīmūr bin Taraghay Barlas. He is also known by these names: Temur, Taimur, Timur Lenk, Timur-i Leng, Temur-e Lang, Amir Timur, Aqsaq Timur, and Tamburlaine.