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Mehmed III
Mehmed III

Mehmed III (May 26, 1566December 22, 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death. Mehmed III 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. ... Mehmed III 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. ... May 26 is the 146th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (147th in leap years). ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James VI of Scotland, uniting the crowns of Scotland and England April 28 – Funeral of Elizabeth I of England in Westminster Abbey July 17 or July 19 - Sir Walter Raleigh arrested for treason. ... A sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings muslim monarch ruling under the terms of shariah The title carries moral weight and religious authority, as the rulers role was defined in the Quran. ... The Ottoman Empire at the height of its power Imperial motto El Muzaffer Daima The Ever Victorious (as written in tugra) Official language Ottoman Turkish National Anthem The March for Sultan Abdul-Mejid Capital Ä°stanbul (Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time May 24 - Nomenclator of Leiden University Library appears, the first printed catalog of an institutional library. ...


He remains notorious even in Ottoman history for having his sixteen brothers strangled upon his succession. Mehmed was an idle ruler, leaving government to his mother Safiye (the Valide_Sultan). The major event of his reign was the Austro-Ottoman War in Hungary (15961605). The Valide Sultan was the mother of a ruling sultan in the Ottoman Empire. ... Austro-Ottoman War refers to: the so-called Great Turkish war of 1683-1699, and/or the subsequent 1716-1718 war any number of other Austro-Ottoman wars in Europe This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Events April 13 - Tsar Boris Godunow dies - Feodor II accedes to the throne May 16 - Paul V becomes Pope June 1 - Russian troops in Moscow imprison Feodor II and his mother. ...


Mehmed's armies conquered Erlau (1596) and defeated the Habsburg and Transylvanian forces at the Battle of Mezokeresztes during which the Sultan had to be dissuaded from fleeing the field halfway through the battle. Mehmed's reign saw no major setbacks for the supposedly declining Ottoman Empire, but none of this can be attributed to the ruler himself. Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Habsburg (sometimes spelled Hapsburg, but never so in official use) was one of the major ruling houses of Europe. ... Transylvania (Romanian: Transilvania or Ardeal, Hungarian: Erdély, German: Siebenbürgen, Serbian: Transilvanija, Turkish: Erdel, Slovak: Sedmohradsko or Transylvánia, Polish: Siedmiogród) forms the western and central parts of Romania. ...

Preceded by:
Murad III
Ottoman Sultan Succeeded by:
Ahmed I

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Osmanlı Padişahları-Sultan 3.Mehmed (556 words)
Mehmed, sancaga çikan ve oradan padisahliga gelen son Osmanogludur.
Mehmed de, kardes katli meselesini en çok suiistimal eden padisahlardan biriydi.
Mehmed, Adlî mahlasiyla siirler yazan, nazik ruhlu ve zayif irâdeli bir padisah; ancak Osmanli padisahlari arasinda en çok takvâ sahibi olanlardandir.
Mehmed III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (146 words)
Mehmed III (May 26, 1566 December 22, 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death.
Mehmed was an idle ruler, leaving government to his mother Safiye (the Valide Sultan).
Mehmed's armies conquered Erlau (1596) and defeated the Habsburg and Transylvanian forces at the Battle of Mezokeresztes during which the Sultan had to be dissuaded from fleeing the field halfway through the battle.
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