Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire (/ˈɒtəmən/; Ottoman Turkish: دَوْلَتِ عَلِيّهٔ عُثمَانِیّه, Devlet-i Aliyye-i Osmâniyye, Modern Turkish: Osmanlı İmparatorluğu or Osmanlı Devleti), also historically refer...
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History of the Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire was founded by Osman I. As sultan Mehmed II conquered Constantinople (today named Istanbul) in 1453, the state grew into a mighty empire. The Empire reached its apex under Suleiman ...
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Ottoman dynasty
The Ottoman dynasty, made up of the members of the House of Osman (Turkish: Osmanlı Hanedanı), ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1299 to 1922, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul...
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Rise of the Ottoman Empire
The foundation and rise of the Ottoman Empire (1299 – 29 May 1453) is the period that started with the weakening of the Seljuq Sultanate of Rûm in the very early 14th century and ended with the fall o...
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Growth of the Ottoman Empire
The Growth of the Ottoman Empire (1453–1683) is when the Ottoman state reached the Pax Ottomana. The period had two main era; "expansion and apogee" (1453–1566) and "revolts and revival" (1566–1683) I...
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Stagnation of the Ottoman Empire
The stagnation and reform of the Ottoman Empire lasted between 1683 to 1827 and was followed by its decline and modernization. The Sultanate of Women and Köprülü Era (1656–1703) were significant in th...
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Decline of the Ottoman Empire
During the period of decline and modernization of the Ottoman Empire (1828–1908), the empire faced challenges in defending itself against foreign invasion and occupation. The empire ceased to enter co...
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Dissolution of the Ottoman Empire
The period of defeat and dissolution of the Ottoman Empire (1908–1922) began at a moment of hope and promise following the Young Turk Revolution which restored the Ottoman constitution of 1876 and the...
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State organisation of the Ottoman Empire
The Ottoman Empire developed over the centuries a complex organisation of government with the Sultan as the supreme ruler of a centralized government that had an effective control of its provinces, of...
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Social structure of the Ottoman Empire
There is considerable controversy regarding social status in the Ottoman Empire. Social scientists have developed class models on the socio-economic stratification of Ottoman society which feature mor...
Ottoman titles
This is a list of titles and appellations used in the Ottoman Empire. In place of surnames, Muslims in the Empire carried titles such as "Pasha", "Hoca", "Bey", "Hanım", "Efendi", etc. These titles ei...
Mecelle
The Mecelle (also transliterated Mejelle, Majalla, Medjelle, or Meğelle, from the Ottoman Turkish, Mecelle-ʾi Aḥkām-ı ʿAdlīye - from Arabic مجلة الأحكام العدلية Majallah el-Ahkam-i-Adliya) was the civ...
Economic history of the Ottoman Empire
Economic history of the Ottoman Empire covers the period 1299-1923. The economic history falls into two distinctive sub periods. The first is the classic era (enlargement), which comprised a closed ag...
Military of the Ottoman Empire
The history of military of the Ottoman Empire can be divided in five main periods. The foundation era covers the years between 1300 (Byzantine expedition) and 1453 (Fall of Constantinople), the classi...
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