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Name:  Kai Khusru II
Brief biography:  Seljuk Sultan of Rum 1237-1246.
Nationality:  Seljuk
Occupation:  Sultan
Period of rule:  1237-1246
Date of death:  1246

Kai Khusrau II became sultan during the Mongol invasions in Anatolia. He treated with the Georgians, erstwhile allies of the Mongols, and married the Georgian princess Tamar. Legendarily his coins contained an image of a lion beneath a sun as a reference to Tamar's zodiac sun sign, Leo.

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Bilingual Tram
Het'oum I; Kai Khusru II
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Het'oum I; Kai Khusru II; Sis
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Kai Khusru II; Sivas
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