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The Imperial House of Osman

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1481 - 1512 Sultan Bayezid Khan II Vali Sofu Ghazi Adli, 8th Sovereign of the House of Osman, Khan of Khans, Grand Sultan of Anatolia and Rumelia, Emperor of the three Cities of Constantinople, Adrianople and Bursa, Lord of the two lands and the two seas. b. at the Dimetoka Palace, 3rd December 1447, educ. privately. Governor of Amasya 1457-1481. Succeeded on the death of his father, 3rd May 1481. Girded with the sword at the Great Mosque at Eyub, 20th May 1481. Deposed 24th April 1512. m. (firstly) Nigar Khanum (b. 1450; d. at Antalya., March 1503), daughter of 'Abdu'llah Vahbi. m. (secondly) 1464, Shirin Khanum, daughter of 'Abdu'llah. m. (thirdly) 1465, Bulbul Khanum (b. 1452; d. at Bursa, 1515), daughter of 'Abdu'llah. m. (fourthly) at Amasya, 1469, Aisha Khanum (b. 1453; d. at Trebizond, 1505), daughter of 'Ala ud-Daula Bozkurd Bey, Amir of Dulkadir. m. (fifthly) 1476, Gul-Rukh Khanum (d. 1520), daughter of 'Abdu'l Hai. m. (sixthly) Husni-Shah Khanum (b. 1454; d. 1513), daughter of Nasuh Bey, of Karaman. m. (seventhly) Gul-Fam Khanum. m. (eighthly) Gul-Bahar Khanum, daughter of 'Abdu's-Samad. m. (ninthly) Farahshad Khanum (b. 1460; d. 1530), daughter of Muhammad, Governor of Kafa. m. (tenthly) a daughter of Damad Sinan Pasha Guvagi, kapdan-i-derya. m. (eleventhly) Muhtaram Khanum, daughter of Abdu'l Hai. He d. at Chekmece, 26th May 1512, having had issue, ten sons and seventeen daughters:
 
1512 - 1520 Sultan Selim Khan I Yavuz Ghazi, 9th Sovereign of the House of Osman, Khan of Khans, Commander of the Faithful and Successor of the Prophet of the Lord of the Universe, Protector of the Holy Cities of Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem, Emperor of the three Cities of Constantinople, Adrianople and Bursa. b. at Amasya, 10th October 1470, educ. privately. Became Vali Ahad (Heir Apparent) 27th March 1512. Succeeded on the deposition of his father, 21st April 1512. Girded with the sword at the Great Mosque at Eyub, 24th April 1512. Governor of Trebizond 1495-1511 and of Samandira 1511-1512. Conquered Erzerum and Kars, Diarbakir, Mosul, and Kurdistan, the White Tartars, Adana Aleppo, Tripoli, Damascus and Abyssinia. Assumed the title of Commander of the Faithful, Successor of the Prophet of the Lord of the Universe, following the conquest of Cairo in 1516. Granted the title of Hâdim ül Haramain ish Sharifain: Protector of the Holy Cities of Mecca and Medina, by the Sharif of Mecca 1517. m. (firstly) Aisha Khanum, daughter of Mengli Giray I, Khan of the Crimea. m. (secondly) at Trabazond, 1494, Aisha Hafsa Khanum (b. 1479; d. at Constantinople,19th March 1534), Valide Sultana from 22nd September 1520, daughter of 'Abdu'l Muin. He d. from cancer at Corlu, Adrianople, 22nd September 1520, having had issue, one son and seven daughters:
 
1520 - 1566 H.M. Sultan Sulaiman Khan I the Magnificient, 10th Sovereign of the House of Osman, Sultan of Sultans, Khan of Khans, Commander of the Faithful and Successor of the Prophet of the Lord of the Universe, Protector of the Holy Cities of Mecca, Medina and Jerusalem, Emperor of the three Cities of Constantinople, Adrianople and Bursa, and of the Cities of Damascus and Cairo, of all Azerbaijan, of the Magris, of Barka, of Aleppo, of Arabic Iraq and of Ajim, of Basra, of El Hasa, of Dilen, of Raka, of Mosul, of Parthia, of Diyarbakir, of the Vilayets of Erzurum, of Sivas, of Adana, of Karaman, Van, of Barbary, of Abyssinia, of Tripoli, of Damascus, of Rhodes, of the Vilayet of the Morea, of the Marmara Sea, the Black Sea and also its coasts, of Anatolia, of Rumelia, Baghdad, Kurdistan, Greece, Turkistan, Tartary, Circassia, of the two regions of Kabarda, of Georgia, of the plain of Kypshak, of the whole country of the Tartars, of Kefa and of all the neighbouring countries, of Bosnia and its dependencies, of the City and Fort of Belgrade, of the Vilayet of Serbia, with all the castles, forts and cities, of all Albania, of all Iflak and Bogdania, as well as all the dependencies and borders, and many others countries and cities. b. at Trabazond, 27th April 1495, educ. privately. Became Vali Ahad (Heir Apparent) from 24th April 1512. Governor of Bolu 1509, of Kafa 1510-1513, and of Sarihan 1513-1520. Succeeded on the death of his father, 22nd September 1520. Girded with the sword at the Great Mosque at Eyub, 30th September 1520. Defeated the Hungarians at the decisive battle of the Mohacs, 30th August 1526. Conquered Belgrade in 1521, Rhodes in 1522 and Otranto in 1537. Besieged Vienna in 1529 and Malta in 1565, but failed to capture either. Assumed the title of Sultan of Sultans (Sultan us-Selatin) in 1538. m. (firstly) 1511, … Khanum (b. 1496; d. at Constantinople, 1550). m. (secondly) 1511, Gul-Fam Khanum (b. 1497; d. at constantinople, 1562). m. (thirdly) 1514, Mah-i-Davran Haseki-Sultana (b. 1499; d. at Bursa, 3rd February 1581), daughter of 'Abdullah. m. (fourthly) 1520, Karima Haseki-Sultana (b. 1506; d. at Constantinople, 17th April 1558), née Roxelana or Alexandra Lisowska, a lady of Polish origin. m. Mahidavran Khanum. He was k. at the siege of Zigetwar Castle, 7th September 1566 (bur. Mausoleum, Sulaymaniya Mosque), having had issue, nine sons and four daughters:
 
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