Ilkhanid dynasty (Scope note)

1256-1353 (AH 654-AH 754). The Mongol Il-Khanids were rulers of the regions of Persia, Iraq, Transcaucasia and Anatolia. Hulegu (Huluku), son of Toluy, adopted the title of Il-Khan meaning territorial Khan and subordinate to the Great Khan. The capitals of the Il-Khanid's of Persia were Tabriz and Maragha in the north-west, and later at Sultaniyya near Qazwin.