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  Osmanlı Padişahları-Sultan 3.Mehmed
Mehmed, sancaga çikan ve oradan padisahliga gelen son Osmanogludur.
Mehmed de, kardes katli meselesini en çok suiistimal eden padisahlardan biriydi.
Mehmed, Adlî mahlasiyla siirler yazan, nazik ruhlu ve zayif irâdeli bir padisah; ancak Osmanli padisahlari arasinda en çok takvâ sahibi olanlardandir.
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  Mehmed III - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mehmed III (May 26, 1566 December 22, 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death.
Mehmed was an idle ruler, leaving government to his mother Safiye (the Valide Sultan).
Mehmed's armies conquered Erlau (1596) and defeated the Habsburg and Transylvanian forces at the Battle of Mezokeresztes during which the Sultan had to be dissuaded from fleeing the field halfway through the battle.
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 Mehmed III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mehmed III (May 26, 1566 - December 22, 1603) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1595 until his death.
Mehmed was an idle ruler, leaving government to his mother (the Valide Sultana).
The major event of his reign was the Austro-Ottoman War in Hungary (1596-1605).
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Mehmed’s legal code, Kanunname, contained a clause that stated, “For welfare of the state, the one of my sons to whom God grants the sultanate may lawfully put his brothers to death.
Mehmed also decided to keep all of his sons at court, in an effort to prevent any possibility of his sons leading a rebellion against him.
Mehmed II even constructed a special compound for his sons to be held in; this isolated structure, which was contained within the walls of Topkapi Palace, would later be called the “Cage.”5 With the advent of the “Cage,” the practice of fratricide was no longer necessary.
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 Osmanli - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Also notable among the Osmanlis are the pretender Cem and the numerous wives of the sultans (for example Roxelana), though they were not really considered as being a part of the Imperial House.
When Mehmed II took over Constantinople on May 29, 1453, he took the title Emperor of the Roman Empire and protector of Orthodox Christianity.
He let himself be crowned Emperor by the Patriarch of Constantinople Gennadius Scholarius, whom he protected and whose stature he elevated into leader of all the Eastern Orthodox Christians.
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 All Empires - The Crimean Khanate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mehmed (Mehmed III) ascended the throne and his brother Shahin became the Kalga Sultan (as well as the "main player" in foreign policy of Khanate).
Mehmed and Shahin could count on their subjects for support, but there were also some supporters of the old Khan Dzanibeg among their members, which would later prove consequential.
Mehmed Khan was suspected by the Cossacks for betrayal and was thus killed by the Cossacks, while Shahin escaped under the protection of the Persian Shah to Kaukaz.
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 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Sultan III. Mehmed Han   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sultan Mehmed III was accessed to the Ottoman throne as the thirteenth Sovereign.
When Sultan Mehmed returned to İstanbul wit this victory, he was met as the Kanije Conqueror and rejoicings were made in his honor.
Sovereign Mehmed III was of medium height with fair complexion, blond hair and a round beard.
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 Republic of Turkey, Ministry of Culture - Chronology   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The accession to the throne of Sultan Mehmed III.
In the supreme court of war under the presidency of Sultan Mehmed III the state of warfare is discussed.
Sultan Mehmed III returns to İstanbul from the military campaign of Egri and he is met with ceremonies.
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 OTTOMAN WEB SITE - 700th Anniversary of the OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Sultan Mehmed III was born in Manisa, on 26
Mehmed was medium size and he had a handsome face.
Mehmed III was a very religious sultan, he appreciated Islam.
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 Murad_III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
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.
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 T.C. Kultur Bakanligi / Ministry of Culture, Republic of Turkey
However, its architect, Sedefkâr Mehmed (note: the word ‘sedef’ means ‘mother-of-pearl’ in Turkish), as his name implies, employed the skill of a jeweller in turning this mosque into a masterpiece of mother-of-pearl inlay.
It was Safiye Sultan, mother of Mehmed III  (1595-1603),  who entrusted Davud Ağa, Architect-in Chief to the Sultan, with the building of a great mosque at the head of one of İstanbul's most important quays in the Eminönü district in 1597.
Mustafa III had the Fatih Mosque, which had been damaged beyond repair in the earthquake of 1766, almost completely demolished and rebuilt according to an entirely different plan, and this is the building that stands there today.
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The clash between the two generations of mothers is most vividly illustrated in the affair of Mahmud, the eldest son of Mehmed III, whose mother was not sufficiently circumspect in her efforts to bolster the prince's candidacy.
The factional strife that marked the second reign of Mustafa, Osman's uncle and successor, is further evidence that a prince's mother was clearly identified with her son in the competition for the throne in the early decades of the seventeenth century.
The responsibilities of Nurbanu Sultan toward her son Murad III and Safiye Sultan toward Mehmed III were particularly great because of the presence of the new sultans' younger brothers in the capital.
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 Explore Turkey: The Ottoman Civilization   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
After conquering Istanbul in 1453, Sultan Mehmed opened a new epoch, in which 300 mosques, eighty-five of which were domed, fifty-seven theology schools, fifty-nine Turkish baths, twenty-nine covered markets, bridges, palaces, castles and city walls were constructed in various cities throughout the empire.
When Mehmed III died, his mother, was sent to the old palace where as construction was halted in 1603.
Sultan Ahmed I succeeded Mehmed III to the throne (1603-17), who commissioned the Architect Sedefkar Mehmet Aga, who was trained by Sinan the Architect and Davud Aga, to construct the Sultanahmet Mosque, which for all the blue porcelain tiles that decorated its interior, was also to be known as the Blue Mosque.
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 Fisher. Suleyman and His Sons
Mehmed Fatih reflected Ottoman belief when he stated that "God grants the sultanate" to one of his sons, and it was on the basis of this belief that the creation of a succession law per se could not gain support.
For Mehmed was not sent out as a sanca governor until 1542, and it was on this his first assignment that he died only one year later, in his sancak city of Manisa.
When Mehmed became sultan Mehmed III, he kept all of his sons at home, and in the next reign, Ahmed I introduced the Kafes system which as we know produced a long line of fairly incompetent and certainly poorly trained successors to the throne.
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 Ottoman Sultans and Their Jewish Subjects
SULTAN MURAD III (Born) 1546 - (Deceased) 1595 CE During the reign of Sultan Murad III, the son of Joseph Amon (killed during the campaign for the conquest of Egypt) Izak Amon was appointed adviser to the divan.
SULTAN MEHMED III (Born) 1566 - (Deceased) 1603 CE During the reign of Sultan Mehmed III, Gabriel Buonaventura was appointed ambassador and established contacts with Spain.
SULTAN MEHMED IV (Born) 1641 - (Deceased) 1693 CE During the reign of Sultan Mehmed IV, on the demand of King Charles August of Sweden a treaty is signed against Russia and Moses Beberi is appointed ambassador to Sweden, after his death in 1674 his son Yehuda is appointed ambassador.
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 Hotels in Turkey | Hotels in Istanbul | Blue Voyage Yachting and Cabin Charters | Ottoman Period 
Sultan Mehmed, the Conqueror had his first palace built in Beyazit, where University of Istanbul stands today, however later on he had Topkapi Palace and the walls surrounding it built in 1462-1478 and left his first palace to move in the greater new one.
When Sultan Mehmed III died in 1603, he was buried in a monument-tomb built by Dalgiç Ahmet Aga at the St. Sophia Church in 1608 and his son Ahmed I (1603-1617) became the sultan.
Mahmud I, who was throned after Ahmed III in 1730 had Architect Mehmet Aga built a fountain in Tophane in 1732 and the foundation of Nuruosmaniye Mosque was laid in 1748, but upon his death it was completed by Osman III.
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 OSMANLI WEB SITE  - MISCELLANEOUS   -    KALDERA HOLDING   /  FORSNET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This title was given to Bayezid II, Mehmed III and Mahmud II.
Until the sultanate of Mehmed II, the sons of the sultans were called with this title.
Mehmed II and especially Suleyman I were called with this name.
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 Ottoman Empire - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Murad I was the first Ottoman to claim the title of sultan (king).
With the capture of Constantinople in 1453, the state became a mighty empire with Mehmed II as its emperor.
There was a long succession of sultans who were not as good as the generation of Mehmed II, Selim I and Suleyman I.
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 Ottoman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sultan Mehmed III was born in Manisa, on 26th May 1566.
Mehmed was medium size and he had a handsome face.
Mehmed III was a very religious sultan, he appreciated Islam.
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 boys clothing: European royalty -- Turkey   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mehmed II pushed the Empires' boundaries north deep into the Balakans.
The reconquest of Cyprus was achieved in 1571, but the Turkish fleet was decisevely defeated in the Battle of Lepanto by Spain, Venice, and Malta in 1571, effectively ending Ottoman naval threats in the Mediterreanean.
The reign of Ahmed I was notable because he ended the practice of killing his brothers on becoming Sultan.
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 Encyclopedia: Mehmed III   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Mehmed 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.
1603 deaths Murad III Murad III (July 4, 1546 – January 15, 1595) was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1574 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.
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He succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Mustafa III (1717-74) and left his mark on Turkey as one of the strongest reformers of the 18th century.
Son of Mehmed IV and brother and successor of Mustafa II; afforded refuge to Charles XII of Sweden after his defeat at Poltava (1709); forced by this into war with Russia (1711-13); in Peace of the Pruth (1711) secured Azov and concessions.
Son of Sultan Mehmed II; challenged accession of his brother, Bayezid II (1481); raised revolt of nobles in Anatolia but was defeated; in exile in Rhodes and Rome until death.
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 artan abstract and paper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This is quite feasible, since by then Mehmed IV had been on the throne for a whole decade, and as a reigning sultan would not have had to wait for legitimate liaisons.
Since the death of Mehmed III in 1603, the Ottoman rule of succession had been moving from the winner-takes-all game of the 15th and 16th centuries not into primogeniture but into seniority, and rulership was being handed over "horizontally" among siblings, reverting only when these were exhausted to a "vertical" father-to-son pattern.
And when the beginning of the end came for Ahmed III and Damad (Nev?ehirli) ‹brahim Pa?a, the sultan, his beloved grand vizier (whom he would soon throw to the dogs) and other members of the same team were having a meeting at Hatice's waterfront palace in Üsküdar.
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 North Cyprus - Numismatics: Ottoman Coins Minted in Cyprus
Although Murad III ordered the building a mint on the island in 1579, it is not evident that he minted any coins in there.
Only coins struck by Mehmed III, Ahmed I and Murad IV have so far been found with the Cyprus mint name on them.
The circular type have the faulty accession year 1102 and the script on the reverse is closer in style to the akches of Murad IV.
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 wikien.info: Main_Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Following World War I, during which most of its territories were captured by the Allies, the Ottoman state transformed into modern Turkey during the Turkish War of Independence.
Mehmed II The Ottoman State was founded as an autonomous state or Beylik in the 14th century (1299-1300) by Osman I who was earlier Bey of his tribe in 1281.
As sultan Mehmed II conquered Constantinople (Istanbul) in 1453, the state became a mighty empire with Mehmed II as its Emperor.
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In the late sixteenth century, the first moves were made away from the practice of fratricide.
Mehmed II even constructed a special compound for his sons to be held in; this isolated structure, which was contained within the walls of Topkapi Palace, would later be called the "Cage."
Mehmed III's son and successor, Ahmed I, chose to simply keep his mentally ill brother Mustafa imprisoned during his reign, instead of killing him.
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 Yeni Mosque   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Construction of the mosque was started in honour of Sultan Mehmed III's mother and Sultan Murad III's wife Safiye Sultan in 1597.
It was abandoned for nearly fifty years, during which the houses of the Jewish community surrounding it become so numerous that it was referred to as "Zulmiyye" or "the wronged".
Besides Hatice Turhan Sultan, there are the graves of Sultan Mehmed IV, Sultan Osman III, Sultan Mustafa II, Sultan Ahmed III and Sultan Mahmud I. The dome which covers the mausoleum has a diameter of more than 15 meters.
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