MILITARY Military Presentation Format Picture of Person Name: Birth and Death: Family: Key Chronology: Key Influences in Life:

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Name:

Birth and Death:

Family:

Key Chronology:

Key Influences in Life:

Significance:

So What:

Sources:


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Names: Suleiman I (سليمان اول‎) (10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire)

· Suleiman the Magnificent (in the West)

· Suleiman the Lawgiver (قانونى سلطان سليمان‎ ‎)

Birth: 6 November 1494 (Trabzon, Ottoman Empire (SE Black Sea))

Death: 6 September 1566 (Szigetvár, Kingdom of Hungary)

Reign: 30 September 1520 – 6 September 1566 (nearly 46 years)

Family:

· Father: Selim I or Selim the Grim (Resolute) (ruled from 1512-1520)

· Defeated the Safavids at the Battle of Chaldiran in 1514

· Defeated the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt in 1517 (controlling Damascus, Mecca, and Medina)

· Declared himself Caliph of Islam

· Two primary concubines (wives) with 17 women in his harem

· Favorite wife – Hurrem Sultan (also known as Roxelana) (m. 1533 or 1534) – first Haseki Sultan

· 8 sons, 5 daughters (executed 2 sons)

· Succeeded by Selim II (son #6) (1524-1574) (ruled from 1566-1574)

Key Military Chronology:

· 1521 – Siege of Belgrade (Mehmed II (the Conqueror) had failed here in 1456)

· 1522 – Siege of Rhodes (5 month siege, heavy costs 50,000-60,000 Ottoman dead)

· 1526 – Battle of Mohács (55-70,000 against 25-40,000) (14-24,000 Hungarian dead including the King)

· 1529 – Siege of Vienna (120-150,000 against 17-21,000) (first military defeat for Suleiman I)

· 1532 – Siege of Vienna (somewhat aborted as the artillery failed to arrive because of the Siege of Güns)

· 1532-1555 – Ottoman-Safavid War

· 1535 – Suleiman I entered Baghdad

· 1555 – Peace of Amaysa signed

· 1536 – Franco-Ottoman Alliance established

· 1542-1546 – Italian War (France and the Ottoman Empire against the Holy Roman Empire and England)

· 1548 – Captured Aden

· 1565 – Great Siege of Malta

Key Influences in Life:

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· Islam

· Ottoman History

· His family, Grand Vizier Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, and his wife


Significance:

· The longest reigning Ottoman Sultan.

· Collected, condensed, and codified practical law to become the “Ottoman Law” lasting more than 300 years

· Patron and contributor to the arts and poetry

· Established a lasting political and military alliance with France

· One of three “gunpowder empires” (Ottoman, Safavid, Mughal)

· Controlled all Caliphal Capitals (Mecca, Damascus, Baghdad, Cairo, and Constantinople)

So What:

· The apex of Ottoman dominance and empire

· The Ottoman Turk was the boogeyman of Europe in the 1500s

Sources:

· Wikipedia entries: Suleiman the Magnificent, Selim I, Battle of Mohacs, Ottoman-Safavid War

· Suleiman the Magnificent – Extra History – #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, Lies


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JGZSkLq3Eng, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pNYIZJew4oE, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DqN0EFFUA6w, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH4jcSFOx70, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7p4AcTBG7o, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5gTjfYqiBqg, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ltT_CvI5wv0

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