WHS conquered by Timur. Timur or Tamerlane was a 14th century Turco-Mongol conqueror of much of western and Central Asia.
The connection belongs to Individual People connections.
- Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens: In 1394, Timur surrounded Diyarbakır and was able to enter the city through a hole on the city wall, and demolished many buildings. (AB ev)
- Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi
- Meidan Emam, Esfahan
- Mtskheta: Ravaged it in the 15th century
- Pergamon: The city fell to the Ottomans in 1345, then briefly to the Mongols under Timur before being taken again by the Ottomans under Murat II (1421-1451)(AB ev)
Do you know of another WHS we could connect to Timur?
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