Timur

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Timur

(tiːˈmʊə) or

Timour

n
(Biography) See Tamerlane

Tam•er•lane

(ˈtæm ərˌleɪn)

also Tamburlaine



n.
(Timur Lenk) 1336?–1405, Tartar conqueror in S and W Asia.
Also called Timur.
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Noun1.Timur - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)Timur - Mongolian ruler of Samarkand who led his nomadic hordes to conquer an area from Turkey to Mongolia (1336-1405)
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An additional visit, a short one, was made by a man who deserves his own cameo credit in 1400: that loveable Turco-Mongol leader of massacres, the self-styled Warrior of Islam and the founder of the (relatively) long-lived Timurid Empire -- Timur, aka Tamerlaine or Timur the Lame, an unkind reference to his limp which he acquired as a young man while either stealing a sheep or fighting as a mercenary.
Hauz Khas Village was where the Central Asian raider and Babur's ancestor, Timur the Lame, camped after leaving behind a trail of blood and terror in his marauding army's wake.
1405: The Mongol leader Tamerlane the Great (aka Timur the Lame or Tamburlaine) died during an expedition to conquer China.