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Encyclopedia > Ahmed II
Image:20pxOttomanicon.png Ahmed II
Ottoman Period
Preceded by:
Suleiman II
Ottoman Sultan
1691–95
Succeeded by:
Mustafa II

Ahmed II (in Arabic أحمد الثانى) (February 25, 16431695) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1691 to 1695. Ahmed II was the son of Sultan Ibrahim I (1640–48) and succeeded his brother Suleiman II (1687–91) in 1691. Image File history File links 20pxOttomanicon. ... The Battle of Vienna of 1683 was the real point at which the Empire began its decline. ... Ahmed II of the Ottoman Empire This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Suleiman II (April 15, 1642 – 1691) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1687 to 1691. ... Sultan Mustafa II Mustafa II (February 6, 1664 – December 28, 1703) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1695 to 1703. ... Countries where Arabic is spoken. ... February 25 is the 56th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... A sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. ... Imperial motto (Ottoman Turkish) دولت ابد مدت Devlet-i Ebed-müddet (The Eternal State) The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power (1683) Official language Ottoman Turkish Capital Söğüt (1299-1326), Bursa (1326-1365), Edirne (1365-1453), Ä°stanbul (1453-1922) Imperial anthem Ottoman imperial anthem Sovereigns Padishah of the Osmanl... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 20 - Leislers Rebellion - New governor arrives in New York - Jacob Leisler surrenders after standoff of several hours March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender May 6... Sultan Ibrahim I Ibrahim I (November 5, 1615 – August 12, 1648) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1640–1648. ... Suleiman II (April 15, 1642 – 1691) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1687 to 1691. ...


Ahmed II's best known act was to confirm Mustafa Köprülü as grand vizier. Only a few weeks after his accession the Ottoman Empire sustained a crushing defeat at the Battle of Slankamen from the Austrians under Margrave Louis William of Baden and was driven from Hungary. During the four years of his reign disaster followed on disaster, and in 1695 Ahmed II died, worn out by disease and sorrow. Fazıl Mustafa Köprülü (1637 – August 19, 1691), of the Köprülü family, was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1689. ... A Vizier (وزير, sometimes also spelled Wazir) is an Arabic term for a high-ranking religious and political advisor, often to a king or sultan. ... The Battle of Slankamen was fought on August 19, 1691 near Slankamen (Salankamen), northwest of Belgrade, between Ottoman and Austrian and German forces. ... Louis William, Margrave of Baden called the Türkenlouis or shield of the empire. ... Baden was a territory in the southwest of what later became unified Germany. ...



 
Sultans of the Ottoman Empire

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Ahmed II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (160 words)
Ahmed II (in Arabic أحمد الثانى) (February 25, 1643 1695) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1691 to 1695.
Ahmed II was the son of Sultan Ibrahim I (1640–48) and succeeded his brother Suleiman II (1687–91) in 1691.
Ahmed II's best known act was to confirm Mustafa Köprülü as grand vizier.
Ahmed III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (548 words)
Ahmed III (Arabic أحمد الثالث) (born December 30, 1673, died July 1, 1736) was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and a son of Sultan Mehmed IV (1648–87).
Ahmed III voluntarily led his nephew Mahmud I (1730–54) to the seat of sovereignty, and made obeisance to him as Padischah of the empire.
Ahmed III left the finances of the Ottoman Empire in a flourishing condition, which had been obtained without excessive taxation or extortionate rapacity.
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