Mehmed II

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Meh·med II

(mĕ-mĕd′) or Meh·met II (-mĕt′) also Mu·ham·mad II (mo͝o-hăm′ĭd, -hä′mĭd) Known as "the Conqueror." 1429?-1481.
Sultan of Turkey (1451-1481) and founder of the Ottoman Empire. He conquered Constantinople in 1453 and made it his capital.
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