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Murad III

Murad III (July 4, 1546January 15, 1595) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1574 until his death. Murad 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. ... Murad 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. ... July 4 is the 185th day of the year (186th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 180 days remaining. ... Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 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. ... 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 Capital İstanbul (Constantinople/Asitane/Konstantiniyye ) Sovereigns Sultans of the Osmanli Dynasty Population ca 40 million Area 6. ... Events April 14 - Battle of Mookerheyde. ...


He was the eldest son of Selim II, and succeeded his father. His accession marks the definite beginning of the decline of the Ottoman power, which had only been maintained under Selim II by the genius of the all-powerful grand vizier Mehmed Sokollu. For, though Sokollu remained in office until his assassination in October 1578, his authority was undermined by the harem influences, which with Murad III were supreme. Selim II Selim II (May 28, 1524 – December 12, 1574) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death. ... 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. ... Mehmed Pasha Sokollu (Serbo-Croatian Mehmed Paša Sokolović) (1505, Sokol, Bosnia - 1579 Istanbul, Turkey) was the Grand Vizier of Suleyman the Magnificent and Selim II. Sokollu was recruited into the Ottoman military through the devsirme (child-tribute). ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... In traditional Arab culture, the harîm حريم (cf. ...


His mother was a noble Venetian lady, Cecilia Venier-Baffo, the niece of Sebastiano Veniero, the Doge of Venice. She had been captured by Turkish brigands during the 1537 war and sent to the seraglio of Selim II, where she was known as Sultana Nur-Banu. For some thousand years, the chief magistrate and leader of the Republic of Venice was the Doge (Duke). ... A seraglio is the sequestered living quarters used by wives and concubines in a Turkish Muslim household, from an Italian variant of Turkish sarayı, meaning palace, enclosed courts. Topkapi Palace (Topkapı Sarayı) is the main Ottoman palace in Istanbul, now a museum. ... Selim II Selim II (May 28, 1524 – December 12, 1574) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death. ...

Preceded by:
Selim II
Ottoman Sultan Succeeded by:
Mehmed III

he:מורד השלישי Selim II Selim II (May 28, 1524 – December 12, 1574) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death. ... The Osmanli Dynasty, also the House of Osman, ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1281 to 1923, beginning with Osman I (not counting his father, Ertuğrul), though the dynasty was not proclaimed until 1383 when Murad I declared himself sultan. ... Mehmed III Mehmed III (May 26, 1566 – December 22, 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death. ...


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Murad III - LoveToKnow 1911 (531 words)
MURAD was the eldest son of Selim and succeeded his father in 1574.
Murad, who had welcomed the Persian War as a good opportunity for ridding himself of the presence of the janissaries, whom he dreaded, had soon cause to fear their triumphant return.
Murad died in 1595, leaving to his successor a legacy of war and anarchy.
Murad III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (327 words)
Murad III was the eldest son of sultan Selim II (1566–74) and valide sultan Nur-Banu (née Cecilia Venier-Baffo) and succeeded his father in 1574.
Osman I - Orhan I - Murad I - Bayezid I - Mehmed I - Murad II - Mehmed II
Murad III - Mehmed III - Ahmed I - Mustafa I - Osman II - Murad IV
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