Khal Drogo

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Khal Drogo By Jason Momoa Depicted By: Jason Momoa

 Appearance in Season: 1 & 2

 Called As: Khal, The Great Khal

 Origin: Vaes Dothrak

 Allegiance: Self

 Culture: Dothraki

 Religion: Great Stallion


  Wife-Daenerys Targaryen


  Brother in Law-Viserys Targaryen


 Life Status: Dead


About Khal Drogo

Khal Drogo is a fictional character played by Jason Momoa and is one of the major character appeared in Game Of Thrones 1 & 2 in the series belong to a tribal species of Dothraki and was a commanding Dothraki Warlord of Khalasar tribe and hence is given the title of Khal and is popularly referred as Khal Drogo or The Great Khal. Khal Drogo appears in the premiering season and carries a very prominent role as he later in the season get along with another to become the major leading character Daenerys Targaryen of the whole series. He marries Daenerys and conceives a stillborn baby Rhaego who would have been Khal of Khals concurring the entire world because he would have born as the Stallion Who Mounts the World, but in the fight between Mago and Drogo, where Drogo kills Mago for his insolence but before the actual fight Drogo gets a small cut in his chest which gets septic later, unable to recover and getting ill, Dany orders Mirri Maz Duur, her slave to cure him through by using her magic skills but what she does is leaves Drogo in a vegetative state, as she was looking forwards to take up the revenge for ransacking her village and for Drogo’s survival Dany had to sacrifice her son in the womb itself, so the son dies and so to end her misery of the death of Rhaego and vegetative Drogo she smothers him with a pillow, resulting in Khal Drogo’s death.

Biography of Khal Drogo

Being a Khal of the Dothraki, means a Warlord to the Khalasar being a leading men to this well known nomadic tribal community pictured and called as the Hors-lords comes from the Easter continent spread all across the Narrow Sea. So these Dothraki people are the warriors with some of the best known skills and usually are the horse rides and went gotten into the battle from few hundred they could grow up to ten thousand and even more to compete on the battlefield and Khal Drogo is one of the youngest to becomes a Khalasar among any other, a man who has been so relentless, powerful, skilled warrior who has not been defeated even once on the battlefield and that part makes him the most established, popular a legendary figure among the whole Dothraki tribes and hence has been given the title “Khal”. The most important people to him are Pono and Jhaqo, both who are “Ko” means general who are there to serve and guard him almost everywhere, in ceremonies, battles, duties and also after he is dead.

Khal Drogo In Season 1

Now Illyrio Mopatis is the person who is enlist by Drogo to find him one of the most beautiful women with whom he could marry, mate and make her his Khaleesi, means a wife and so Illyrio after in talks with Viserys Targaryen agrees to tie note of her younger sister Daenerys to Khal Drogo and in returns asks for Drogo’s Dothraki Clans to support him in proceeding over plans to capture Iron Thrones in Westeros. Viserys knew that every Dothraki has their pride mentioned in everything and pride to them means everything and a small rule which states that if a Dothraki warrior looses or defeated in the battle they have got to take of their hair and this becomes Viserys point to agree on to marry her sister to Khal Drogo because he has got this long hair which states that he has never yet lost any battle and that would help him successfully take command over the Iron Thrones after receiving the support.

About Khal Drogo

So Daenerys is married to Khal Drogo and after the marriage she has been give those three dragon eggs by Illyrio Mopatis as a gift for wedding and a white horse is give by Drogo. As both belong to two different communities and culture, their language differ and communicating with each other becomes an issue and with this determination of mating with her now that they both have been married, he forces upon her to mate which Dany finds it very uncomfortable and inappropriate. So as to understand and communicate well Jorah Mormont who is a Westerosi Knight help translate their conversation but according to Dany this could not go very long and find a need to learn the Dothraki Language and seek advice from Doreah, Dany’s handmaid on how she go about pleasing him in bed to bring comfort, love and pleasure to get her faith and interest in her as partner and not to treat her merely as a sexual puppet. Later while Drogo gets in her favor of treating her well and finds happiness among them as soon he discovers that Dany has got his child in her, who according to Daenerys would be a baby boy.

Game Of Thrones Season 1 Khal Drogo

As on the other side at the King’s landing, Varys a spymaster to Robert Baratheon is working in collaboration with Illyrio so to get Drogo active onto the invasion of the Seven Kingdom because he thing that situation are changing very fast in Westeros and need to buck up but all Drogo is waiting for is his son to be born.

Drogo at the Vaes Dothrak is splendid and really happy to known that his soon to come son is going to be Khal of Khals as per their prophesy of being born Stallion Who Mounts the World, who would takeover and capture every land on the face of Earth and would be the greatest Warlord ever and Daenerys suggest to name their kid upon his great warrior brothers name, Rhaego. That’s when Viserys is unhappy of the fact that what Drogo promised of providing him with his troop has not been delivered and so would take away her sister, providing him his son, and this though of Viserys, hits a bit of his emotion towards her wife and son and so on his command Viserys arms are taken off by his Bloodriders and then finishes him off to death.

Game Of Thrones Khal Drogo

An assassin is sent to kill Daenerys by King Robert Baratheon but is saved by Jorah and for this brave act of saving his wife, Drogo rewards him to chose any of the horses and thereby takes an oath of punishing King Robert and would move forwards along with his people to invade the Seven Kingdom, so to capture the Iron Thrones of Westeros to seat his son to be the king.

Biography of Khal Drogo

So as Drogo moves forwards with his plans and moving in his life has started to listen to her wife and to Mago it seems that their Warlord is not taking orders from a woman and especially from her wife and this challenge speaks of the words that Drogo is a bit incorrect to go ahead with as clan leader and has being impulse over a “foreign whore” and that too while holding arakh over Drogo’s chest and so at that moment he holds the blade with his hand and bring a cut to himself with his own hands to prove a point of still leading and then for this disrespect he gets into a single combat with Mago, where he finally kills the mans, but the wound generated by his own hand becomes a problematic one, so he orders Mirri Maz Duur, Daenerys new slave from the village that they were taking over,  to treat his wound but because the wound gets septic, Drogo is unable to ride anymore and falls from the horse and that’s when the Dothraki says the word, “a Khal that cannot ride cannot lead” but Dany still resists and orders Mirri to use her magical skills to save and cure her wounds but as all the Dothraki being against to this form of Witchcraft, they leave them as is to no more include her ideas of saving him and separate and while into this situation of disagreement of using false custom, one of the Qotho, one of the general to Drogo pushes Dany hard on ground, who is then ultimately killed by Jorah but as she falls the baby has been killed inside her womb.

Khal Drogo and Daenerys Targaryen

Alongside Mirri uses her ways to save Drogo but because Drogo was the leading warlord to the Khalasar and ordered to butcher their village takes a small village by leaving Drogo into a vegetative state, to this Daenerys in great misery of losing a baby and have Drogo in such a pathetic state she smothers Drogo killing him off with the pillow and then burns Mirri alive on Drogo’s funeral pyre and while the fire is one she puts the dragon eggs into the fire which releases all the three dragon into the world.

Khal Drogo in Season 2

On visiting House of the Undying, Daenerys Targaryen gets a vision of her being in a moment with his far gone husband Khal Drogo along with their Baby boy Rhaego, both holding him in their hand, in a wonderful moment and most beautiful and emotional space of have a family, suddenly realizing that all of this is just a vision and an illusion which the place is been making it happening and so leave the place then and there as she known that they would never be back as both have been dead and gone, long gone.

Khal Drogo In Game Of Thrones Season 2

Khal Drogo in Season 5

Essos now have got to known the news of Khal Drogo being killed and has been spread everywhere around, Malko while in Volantis, led a slavery and selling them off by auctioning them, he come across Jorah Mormont and Tyrion Lannister and decides to use them a bit, and then later understands that Jorah was the one person who killed the Bloodriders of non other then Khal Drogo, so gain more profit on his sold he decides to interchange the story by claiming that it was Jorah who killed Drogo.

game of thrones season 5 Malko and Jorah

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