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King John Sigismund of Hungary with Suleiman I in 1556

December 31, 1555
Mirza Firuz Shah
Akbar 1556–1605

King John Sigismund of Hungary with Suleiman I in 1556



King John Sigismund of Hungary with Suleiman I in 1556 An Ottoman court artist's impression of the Hungarian King John Sigismund Szapolyai (r. 1540-1551 CE; 1556-1570 CE) paying homage to the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I the Magnificient (r. 1520-1566 CE), in 1556 CE at Zemun (part of modern-day Belgrade in Serbia). Part of Les Collections de l'Histoire Les Turcs. Sultan Suleyman I (1494-1566), also known as 'Suleyman the Magnificent' and 'Suleyman the Lawmaker', was the 10th and longest reigning sultan of the Ottoman empire. He personally led his armies to conquer Transylvania, the Caspian, much of the Middle East and the Maghreb. He intoduced sweeping reforms in Turkish legislation, education, taxation and criminal law, and was highly respected as a poet and a goldsmith. Suleyman also oversaw a golden age in the development of arts, literature and architecture in the Ottoman empire. Pictures From History.


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