Definitions for "Abul Khair Khan"
Abul Khair Khan (1693 - 1748) was leader of the Kazakh "Little Horde" (The Lesser Jüz) in present-day western Kazakhstan. During this period the Little Horde participated in the 1723 - 1730 war against the Dzungars, following their "Great Disaster" invasion of Kazakh territories.Under his leadership Kazakh militias defeated Dzungar forces at the Bulanty river in 1726 and in the battle of Anrakay in 1729.