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Oghuz Turks

The Oghuz Turks (also Ğuz and with various other spellings) were one of the four major branches of Turks in the 10th century. During the Turkish migration in the 10th, 11th and 12th century the Oghuz weres among those Turks who migrated south towards Persia instead of east to Mongolia and China. The migration was a matter of dispute among the Oghuz and the people divided. Those who migrated followed Seljuk and became Seljuk Turks.

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