Togrul is a male name, used mainly in Turkey (Tuğrul) and Azerbaijan (Toğrul), and may refer to:
Togrul Farman oglu Narimanbekov was one of the prominent modern Azerbaijani artists.
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Seljuk Beig was an Oghuz Turkic warlord, eponymous founder of the Seljuk dynasty.
Tuğrul Tower is a 12th-century monument, located in the city of Rey, Iran. Tuğrul Tower is near Rashkan Castle.
The Seljuq dynasty, or Seljuqs, was an Oghuz Turk Sunni Muslim dynasty that gradually became a Persianate society and contributed to the Turco-Persian tradition in the medieval West and Central Asia. The Seljuqs established both the Seljuk Empire and the Sultanate of Rum, which at their heights stretched from Anatolia through Iran, and were targets of the First Crusade.
The Sallarid dynasty, was an Iranian Muslim dynasty ruled in Tarom, Samiran, Daylam, Gilan and subsequently Azerbaijan, Arran, some districts in Eastern Armenia in the 2nd half of the 10th century. They constitute the period in history that has been named the Iranian Intermezzo, a period that saw the rise of native Iranian dynasties during the 9th to the 11th centuries.
Kutalmış is a very rare masculine Turkish given name. "Kutalmış" is composed of two words: "kut" and "almış". In Turkish, "Kut" means "life force", and/or "happiness" whereas "almış" means literally "(he/she) received", and/or "(he/she) took". Thus, "Kutalmış" means "who received happines (divine)", ""who received life force ". In Turkish mythology, "Kut" also means "divine authority or power that a person (kağan) has received (blessed) from god". In this interpretation, "Kutalmış" means, "The ruler who is blessed and authorized by god to be the ruler".
The Seljuk Empire or Great Seljuq Empire was a medieval Turko-Persian Sunni Muslim empire, originating from the Qiniq branch of Oghuz Turks. The Seljuk Empire controlled a vast area stretching from the Hindu Kush to western Anatolia and the Levant, and from Central Asia to the Persian Gulf. The Seljuk empire was founded by Tughril Beg (1016–1063) in 1037. From their homelands near the Aral Sea, the Seljuks advanced first into Khorasan and then into mainland Persia, before eventually conquering eastern Anatolia. Here the Seljuks won the battle of Manzikert in 1071 and conquered most of Anatolia from the Byzantine Empire, which became one of the reasons for the first crusade (1095-1099). From c. 1150-1250, the Seljuk empire declined, and was invaded by the Mongols around 1260. The Mongols divided Anatolia into emirates. Eventually one of these, the Ottoman, would conquer the rest.
Ibrahim Inal was a Seljuk warlord, and a uterine brother of the sultan Tughril.
The Oguz Yabgu State was a Turkic state, founded by Oghuz Turks in 766, located geographically in an area between the coasts of the Caspian and Aral Seas. Oguz tribes occupied a vast territory in Kazakhstan along the Irgiz, Yaik, Emba, and Uil rivers, the Aral Sea area, the Syr Darya valley, the foothills of the Karatau Mountains in Tien-Shan, and the Chui River valley. The Oguz political association developed in the 9th and 10th centuries in the basin of the middle and lower course of the Syr Darya and adjoining the modern western Kazakhstan steppes.
The Siege of Manzikert in 1054 was a successful defense of the city of Manzikert by Byzantine forces under Basil Apocapes against the Seljuk Turks led by sultan Toğrül. Seventeen years later, the Turks would experience greater success against Romanus Diogenes under Alp Arslan at the same place.
Sabira is a village in the Samukh Rayon of Azerbaijan.
Yurdçu is a village and municipality in the Kangarli Rayon of Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan. It is located 25 km in the south-east from the district center, on the slope of the Daralayaz ridge. Its population is busy with farming and animal husbandry. There are secondary school, club and a medical center in the village. It has a population of 1,085. There are the settlements of the first Iron Age and Middle Ages, the treasure of coins of the different periods, the burial mounds of the ancient period, the necropolis of the Bronze and Early Iron Age in the nearby of the village.
Battle of Yassi Chemen was a battle fought in Anatolia, in what is now Erzincan Province, Turkey in 1230.
Toghrul Shahriyar oghlu Asgarov is an Azerbaijani wrestler. He is an Olympic and European champion in freestyle wrestling.
Kara Arslan Ahmad Qavurt, better simply known as Qavurt was a Seljuq prince. Upon his father's death, he led an unsuccessful rebellion against his relatives in an attempt to gain the Seljuk throne.
Anatolian Seljuks was a former dynasty in Turkey. Süleyman, the founder of the dynasty, was a member of the Seljuk dynasty. His father was Tuğrul Bey's cousin. In 1077, after capturing Nicaea, Süleyman founded his state as a vassal of the main Seljuk Empire. However, the Seljuks of Anatolia soon became independent of the main empire, and their state survived till the beginning of the 14th century.
Tuğrul Erat is an Azerbaijani footballer who plays as a midfielder for SV 19 Straelen.
Shams al-Din Eldiguz's invasion of Georgia took place from 1163 to 1170. It was initiated by the atabegs of Azerbaijan, as an immediate response to the Georgian demand of heavy tribute (Kharaj) from the emirs of Ganja and Baylaqan and massacre of the non-Christian population in Dvin.