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  2. Mehmed II | Biography, The Conqueror, Accomplishments, Cannon ...

    Read a brief summary of this topic. Mehmed II, byname Fatih Sultan Mehmed (Turkish: Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror), (born March 30, 1432, Adrianople, Thrace, Ottoman Empire—died May 3, 1481, Hunkârçayırı, near Maltepe, near Constantinople), Ottoman sultan from 1444 to 1446 and from 1451 to 1481. A great military leader, he captured Constantinople and conquered the territories in Anatolia and the Balkans that constituted the Ottoman Empire ’s heartland for the next four centuries.

  3. Mehmed II - World History Encyclopedia

    Mehmed II (1432-1481 CE), also known as Mehmed the Conqueror, was the seventh and among the greatest sultans of the Ottoman Empire. His conquests consolidated Ottoman rule in Anatolia and the Balkans, and he most famously triumphed in conquering the prized city of Constantinople, transforming it into the administrative center, cultural hub, and ...

  4. Mehmed I | Ottoman sultan | Britannica

    Mehmed I, also called Çelebi Sultan Mehmed, (died May 26, 1421, Edirne, Ottoman Empire), Ottoman sultan who reunified the dismembered Ottoman territories following the defeat of Ankara (1402). He ruled in Anatolia and, after 1413, in the Balkans as well. Timur (Tamerlane), victorious over the Ottoman sultan Bayezid I at the Battle of Ankara, restored to the Turkmen their principalities that ...

  5. Mehmed II - Wikipedia

    Mehmed, pronounced [icinˈdʒi ˈmehmed]; 30 March 1432 – 3 May 1481), commonly known as Mehmed the Conqueror (Ottoman Turkish: ابو الفتح, romanized: Ebū'l-fetḥ, lit. 'the Father of Conquest'; Turkish: Fâtih Sultan Mehmed ), was an Ottoman sultan who ruled from August 1444 to September 1446, and then later from February 1451 to ...

  6. Mehmed II - Mehmed’s empire | Britannica

    Nevertheless, Mehmed may be considered the most broad-minded and freethinking of the Ottoman sultans. After the fall of Constantinople, he gathered Italian humanists and Greek scholars at his court; he caused the patriarch Gennadius II Scholarios to write a credo of the Christian faith and had it translated into Turkish; he collected in his palace a library of works in Greek and Latin.

  7. Mehmed - Wikipedia

    Mehmed (modern Turkish: Mehmet) is the most common Bosnian and Turkish form of the Arabic name Muhammad (Arabic: محمد) (Muhammed and Muhammet are also used, though considerably less) and gains its significance from being the name of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam.

  8. Release year: 2020. Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II wages an epic campaign to take the Byzantine capital of Constantinople and shapes the course of history for centuries. 1. The New Sultan. After claiming the Ottoman throne, Mehmed II sends an unmistakable signal to Byzantine emperor Constantine XI. Enter Genoese mercenaries.

  9. Mehmed II - Wikipedia, la enciclopedia libre

    Mehmed II (turco otomano: محمد بن مراد خان, Meḥemmed b. Murād Ḫān ; turco moderno : Fatih Sultan Mehmed ) también conocido como el-Fātiḥ , الفاتح, "el Conquistador" en turco otomano ( 30 de marzo de 1432 - 3 de mayo de 1481 ), hijo de Murad II , sultán otomano entre 1451 y 1481 , fue el séptimo sultán de la casa ...

  10. Mehmed I - Wikipedia

    Mehmed I ( c. 1386 – 26 May 1421), also known as Mehmed Çelebi ( Ottoman Turkish: چلبی محمد, "the noble-born") or Kirişçi ( Greek: Κυριτζής, romanized : Kyritzis, "lord's son"), [3] was the Ottoman sultan from 1413 to 1421. The fourth son of Sultan Bayezid I and Devlet Hatun, he fought with his brothers over control of the ...

  11. Şehzade Mehmed - WikipediaŞehzade_Mehmed

    Şehzade Mehmed was born on 1521 in the Old Palace, during Suleiman's campaign to Rhodes. His birth was celebrated in the camp with sacrifices and distribution of alms. [1] His mother was Hurrem Sultan, [4] [5] an Orthodox priest's daughter. [6] In 1533 or 1534, his mother, Hurrem, was freed and became Suleiman's legal wife. [7]