Seljuk Empire

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The dynasty at the time of its largest extent

The Seljuk Empire was an empire of the Seljuk Turks, a Muslim dynasty, that ruled parts of Central Asia and the Middle East from the 11th to the 14th centuries. It was founded by Tughril Beg (1016–63) in 1037. The Seljuk Empire stretched from Anatolia to Pakistan. It was replaced by the Khwarezmian Empire in 1194.