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Murad Giray aka Murad Khan Girai (Crimean Tatar language: Murad Geray مراد كراى, Turkish language: Murat Giray) (1627–1696) was a Crimean khan who reigned from 1678 to 1683.

Grandson of Selamet I Giray, Murad replaced dethroned khan Selim I Giray in 1683. He participated in the Battle of Vienna of 1683 and following the Ottoman defeat, he was held responsible by Grand Vizier Kara Mustafa Pasha (himself later executed) and was dismissed as the khan, to be replaced by Hacı II Giray.

He was exiled to the Saracheli farm near Yambol and died there in 1696.

Preceded by
Selim I Giray
Khan of Crimea
Succeeded by
Hacı II Giray

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