Bayezid II

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Bayezid II

(ˌbaɪjəˈziːd)
n
(Biography) ?1447–1512, sultan of Turkey; he greatly extended Turkish dominions in Greece and the Balkans
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Originally commissioned by Sultan Bajazet II to span the Bosporus, the 1,155-foot-long Golden Horn Bridge has been scaled down to a 190-foot-long wooden version and moved some 1,500 miles north to suburban Oslo, where it will become a pedestrian and cyclist bridge spanning the highway between Norway and Sweden.
It must have been Bajazet II (ruled 1481-1512) who issued the original invitation, by which the artist had been seriously tempted, before Soderini told him it would be better to die in the pope's service than to live in that of the sukan.