Mehmed the Conqueror
Mehmed II (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثانى, Meḥmed-i s̠ānī; Turkish: II. Mehmet [ˈmeh.met]; also known as el-Fātiḥ, الفاتح, "the Conqueror" in Ottoman Turkish; in modern Turkish, Fatih Sultan Mehme...
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Maometto II
Venezia, Teatro La Fenice, 2005. G. Rossini, Maometto II: Giusto ciel. Carmen Giannattasio, soprano Claudio Scimone, direttore. Published with courtesy of Dy...
Tiled Kiosk
The Tiled Kiosk (Turkish: Çinili Köşk) is a pavilion set within the outer walls of Topkapı Palace and dates from 1472 as shown on the tile inscript above the main entrance. It was built by the Ott...
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Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge
The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge, also known as the Second Bosphorus Bridge (in Turkish: Fatih Sultan Mehmet Köprüsü, F.S.M. Köprüsü or 2. Köprü), is a bridge in Istanbul, Turkey spanning the Bosphorus ...
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Siege of Jajce
The Siege of Jajce was a siege in 1463 and was part of the Ottoman–Hungarian Wars. The Hungarian victory meant the maintenance of Christiandom in Bosnia and – with the repulse of Ottoman forces – the ...
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Siege of Trebizond (1461)
The Siege of Trebizond was the successful siege of the city of Trebizond, capital of the Empire of Trebizond, by the Ottomans under Sultan Mehmed II, which ended on August 15, 1461. With the last memb...
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Rumelihisarı
Rumelihisarı (also known as Rumelian Castle and Roumeli Hissar Castle) is a fortress located in the Sarıyer district of Istanbul, Turkey, on a hill at the European side of the Bosphorus. It gives the ...
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Mahmud Pasha Angelović
Mahmud Pasha Angelovic (Serbo-Croatian: Mahmud-paša Anđelović, Cyrillic: Махмуд-паша Анђеловић; Turkish: Veli Mahmud Paşa; 1420–1474) was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1456 to 14...
Siege of Krujë (1467)
The Third Siege of Krujë by the Ottoman Empire occurred in 1467 at Krujë in Albania.The destruction of Ballaban Pasha's army and the siege of Elbasan during the previous siege of Krujë forced Mehmed I...
Siege of Krujë (1466–67)
The second siege of Krujë took place from 1466 to 1467. Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire led an army into Albania to defeat Skanderbeg, the leader of the League of Lezhë, which was created in 14...
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Karamani Mehmet Pasha
Karamanlı or Karamani Mehmet Pasha was an Ottoman statesman who served as Grand Vizier from 1477 to 1481.
Born in Karaman, he traveled to Constantinople (present day Istanbul) to study in the medr...
Battle of Otlukbeli
The Battle of Otlukbeli or Otluk Beli was a battle between Ak Koyunlu and the Ottoman Empire that was fought on August 11, 1473.
Mehmed II's aggressive military policy in capturing the throne of t...
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Sahn-ı Seman Medrese
Sahn-ı Seman Medrese or Semâniyye (meaning: eight courtyards) is a 15th-century Ottoman Medrese complex in Istanbul, Turkey, which was part of the Fatih Mosque. It was one of the highest educational f...
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Eyüp Sultan Mosque
The Eyüp Sultan Mosque (Turkish: Eyüp Sultan Camii) is situated in the district of Eyüp on the European side of Istanbul, near the Golden Horn, outside the walls of Constantinople. The original mo...
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Grand Bazaar, Istanbul
The Grand Bazaar (Turkish: Kapalıçarşı, meaning ‘Covered Bazaar’; also Büyük Çarşı, meaning ‘Grand Bazaar’) in Istanbul is one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world, with 61 cover...
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Zagan Pasha
Zaganos Pasha (Turkish: Zağanos Paşa; fl. 1446 – 1462 or 1469) was an Ottoman military commander, with the titles and ranks of kapudan pasha and the highest military rank, grand vizier, during the...
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The Night Attack
The Night Attack of Târgovişte (Romanian: Atacul de noapte de la Târgovişte) was a battle fought between forces of Vlad III the Impaler of Wallachia and Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire on Thursday...
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Ishak Pasha
Ishak Pasha (Turkish: İshak Paşa; fl. 1469–died 1497) was an Ottoman general, statesman, and later Grand Vizier.
Halil Inalcik believes that Ishak Pasha is created by the confusion between sev...
Mehmed II's first Albanian campaign
In 1452, the newly acceded Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II ordered his first campaign against Skanderbeg, the chief of the League of Lezhë. Shortly after the First Siege of Krujë, Murad II died in Edirne, on...
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Çandarlı Halil Pasha
Çandarlı Halil Pasha (died 1 June 1453), known as the Younger, was a highly influential Ottoman grand vizier under the sultans Murad II and, for the first few years of his reign, Mehmed II (from 1439 ...
Topkapı Palace
The Topkapı Palace (Turkish: Topkapı Sarayı or in Ottoman: طوپقپو سرايى) is a large palace in Istanbul, Turkey, that was the primary residence of the Ottoman sultans for approximately 400 years (1...
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Siege of Krujë (1478)
The Fourth Siege of Krujë by the Ottoman Empire of Krujë in Albania occurred in 1478, ten years after the death of the Skanderbeg, and resulted in the town's capture after the failure of three prior s...
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Rum Mehmed Pasha
Rum Mehmed Pasha was an Ottoman statesman of Greek descent. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1466 to 1469.Upon the urging of Karamanlı Mehmet Pasha, sultan Mehmet II the Conqueror dismis...
Gülbahar Hatun I
Emine Gülbahar Hatun (c. 1432–1492) was the first wife Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II, and Valide Sultan during the reign of Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II for eleven years from 1481 until 1492.
She married ...
Battle of Valea Albă
The Battle of Valea Albă or Battle of Războieni or Battle of Akdere was an important event in the medieval history of Moldavia. It took place at Războieni, also known as Valea Albă, on July 26, 1476, ...
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Fatih Mosque, Istanbul
28°56′59″E / 41.01972°N 28.94972°E / 41.01972; 28.94972The Fatih Mosque (Turkish: Fatih Camii, "Conqueror's Mosque" in English) is an Ottoman imperial mosque located in th...
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Siege of Belgrade (1456)
The Siege of Belgrade or Battle of Belgrade or Siege of Nándorfehérvár occurred from July 4–22, 1456. After the fall of Constantinople in 1453, the Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II rallied his resources in or...
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