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Bačman or Baçman (fl. 1229–36) was a Kipchak leader in the Lower Volga.[1] He belonged to the Olberlik clan.[2] In 1229 he fought the invading Mongols.[1] The Kipchaks revolted against Mongol rule.[3] Möngke Khan captured Kipchak leaders Bačman and Qačir-üküle.[3] He is mentioned in several Tatar and Nogay legends, some nomad clans claiming ancestry from him.


  1. ^ a b AEMA.
  2. ^ Vásáry 2005, p. 10, AEMA
  3. ^ a b Vásáry 2005, p. 10.


  • Vásáry, István (24 March 2005). Cumans and Tatars: Oriental Military in the Pre-Ottoman Balkans, 1185–1365. Cambridge University Press. pp. 10–. ISBN 978-1-139-44408-8.
  • Archivum Eurasiae Medii Aevi. Otto Harrassowitz. 1988.
  • "Baçman xan". Tatar Encyclopaedia (in Tatar). Kazan: The Republic of Tatarstan Academy of Sciences. Institution of the Tatar Encyclopaedia. 2002.