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Su·lei·man I

or Sü·ley·man I  (so͞o′lā-män′, -lə-) Known as "Suleiman the Magnificent" and "the Lawmaker." 1494?-1566.
Sultan of Turkey (1520-1566) who established a code of laws, was a patron of the arts, and led the Ottoman Empire to the height of its military and political power.

Suleiman I

(ˌsuːlɪˈmɑːn; -leɪ-) ,




(Biography) called the Magnificent. ?1495–1566, sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1520–66), whose reign was noted for its military power and cultural achievements

Su•lei•man I

(ˈsu ləˌmɑn, -leɪ-, ˌsu leɪˈmɑn)
( “the Magnificent” ) 1495?–1566, sultan of the Ottoman Empire 1520–66.
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The existing structure was founded in 1566 by Fatima Khatun, the wife of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, the Bosnian governor of Damascus during the reign of Ottoman sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
He said the historical roots of the Eastern question dated back to the 16th century, when Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and Emperor Francis I reached an understanding by which France was granted special status as protector of the non-Muslim minorities in the Ottoman Empire, which was at the time at the height of its power.
Along with Thomas Jefferson and Hammurabi and other greats, hang a diverse trio: Pope Innocent III, Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and Maimonedes.
Peter the Great could have been Peter the All Right, Ethelred could have been Ready, and Suleiman the Magnificent might have been Suleiman the Indifferent and the Ottoman Empire never been a force to be reckoned with.
Synopsis: Narrating the spectacular story of her rise to the pinnacle of imperial power, Queen Mother Nurbanu, on her sickbed, is determined to understand how her bond with the greatest of all Ottoman sultans, Suleiman the Magnificent, shaped her destiny--not only as the wife of his successor but as the appointed enforcer of one of the Empire's most crucial and shocking laws.
The notorious Suleiman the Magnificent had ordered the building of the famous bridge, which was completed in 1566, and now attracts vast hordes of tourists, as it is considered to be a miracle of engineering.
Suleiman the Magnificent) completed the current walls of Jerusalem's Old City in 1541.
1526: Ottoman forces under Suleiman the Magnificent won a crushing victory at the Battle of Mohacs over the Kingdom of Hungary, which was dismembered as a result.
Manama, Aug 28 (BNA): His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received at his residence in Istanbul the Honorary Consul General of Bahrain in Istanbul, Abdullah Tivnikli, who presented to him a copy of the Holy Quran featuring the same calligraphy as the Holy Quran copy found in the Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum, Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, and which was calligraphed by Ahmed Karahisari during the reign of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
One Qoran completed in 1307 for the tomb of Mongol leader Uljaytu in Soltanieh, Iran, was taken to Istanbul by Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in 1531 and went to his relatives.
It is said that the great Ottoman sultan, Suleiman the Magnificent (1494-1566), was taught the following aphorism by his mother, and that he repeated it often in subsequent years:
The admiral of the Ottoman navy at the time of Suleiman the Magnificent was Barbaros Hayrettin PaE-a, alias pirate chieftain Hyzyr Reis.