Nielsen Hayden genealogy

Maroth, Prince of the Bihar Khazars

Male Abt 880 -

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  • Name Maroth  
    Suffix Prince of the Bihar Khazars 
    Born Abt 880  [1
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1047  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of DDB, Ancestor of DGH, Ancestor of DK, Ancestor of EK, Ancestor of JTS, Ancestor of LDN, Ancestor of LMH, Ancestor of TNH, Ancestor of TSW, Ancestor of TWK, Ancestor of WPF
    Last Modified 6 Jan 2018 

    +1. (Unknown daughter of Maroth)
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2015 
    Family ID F517  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Also called Menumorut.

      Leo van de Pas:

      "He was a leader (Khagan) of the Khazars, Caspian Sea Turkic people who lived between the rivers Tisza and Szamos in today's Hungary and Romania. The Khazars came into existence as a people shortly after the breakup of the Turkic empire located near China and arrived north of the Caspian soon thereafter. They were known for their religious tolerance, and at least some of their leaders converted to Judaism.

      "Nothing is recorded about Maroth other than he appears to be among those who converted to Judaism. His daughter, whose name is not recorded, was the wife of Zoltán, youngest of the five sons of Arpád, prince of the Magyars. Their son was Taksony, prince of Hungary."

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Genealogics, by Leo Van de Pas.