The first sovereign of Great Saljuqids, Sultan Tughril Beg, was a ruler that laid the institutional foundations of the state as well as he constructed a political sovereignity getting military power. The vizirate institution was formed and obtained a forceful position in time of him like other institutions in medieval Islamic world. Tughril Beg have appointed to vizirate position four or five man and the most renowned of these Amid al-Mulk Kunduri. Kunduri whom described “the first vizier of Sultan” for his governmental authority, was an effective ruler because of he performed a duty in the process of Saljuqid rise, geographical enlargement and become the leader of Islamic world. He had a power that sometimes surpass the Sultan’s rule. The vizier especially had a decisive part on Saljuqid political behavior to Islamic world and carried out a unique duty on the expansion of the state’s dominate diplomatically. He had vizirate about ten years unlike preceding viziers and this obviously exhibits his powerful position. Thereby, it was said that it must be catched on one such statesman’s biography for understand the early Saljuqid history. In this paper, it will compiled biographical information about vizier Kunduri and evaluated his political character with its outlines.
Tughril Beg, Saljuq