Crimean Tatars rarely practiced polygamy

Polygamy in past centuries, as well as now, among the Crimean Tatars was extremely rare. This was noted by many local historians.

Here’s what Semyon Vasyukov wrote at the beginning of the twentieth century, in particular, about this: «… polygamy is not accepted from them, and I did not even meet rich Tatars who had two, let alone three wives.»