Ottoman Empire

A caliphate which lasted nearly 900 years, the west fought to destroy the empire! Now we reap the errors of past in the Middle East today.
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Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III consisting of migfer (helmet), zirah (mail shirt), mail trousers, kolluk/bazu band (vambrace/arm guards), shamshir (sabre), decorated with gold and encrusted with jewels, 18th century, exhibited in the Imperial Treasury of Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Ottoman Empire armor belonging to Sultan Mustafa III century, exhibited in Topkapi Palace, Istanbul, Turkey

Princess Niloufer of Hyderabad india, one of the last princesses of the Ottoman Empire, born in Istanbul, Turkey

Niloufer Farhat Begum Sahiba, better known as Princess Niloufer - One of the last princesses of the Ottoman Empire. Turkish born, she was married to the second son of the last Nizam of Hyderabad in India.

T.E. Lawrence. Author, British Army officer, military observer, advisor, archaeologist, documentarian.

Lawrence, “Lawrence of Arabia”, gained international notoriety based on his accounts of the Arab Uprising against the Ottoman Empire.

Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May 30, 1868, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.]—died Aug. 23, 1944, Paris, Fr.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

Dürrüşehvar Sultan - Princess Durri-Chechvar Sultane Princess and daughter of Caliph Abdulmecid II (born May Constantinople, Ottoman Empire [now Istanbul, Tur.), was the last caliph and crown prince of the Ottoman dynasty of Turkey.

Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire

Concept Modeling For Metallic Sculpture : – Picture : – Description Ottoman Empire jeweled and gold-inlaid steel ceremonial chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire -Read More –

Ottoman soldiers with a regimental standard awarded for their service in the First Battle of Gaza where they defeated the British, 1917.

Ottoman soldiers with a regimental standard awarded for their service in the First Battle of Gaza where they defeated the British, 1917. [1067x1600]

Gazze'de Osmanlı askerleri - Ottoman soldiers with a regimental standard awarded for their service in the First Battle of Gaza where they defeated the British,

Ottoman Empire calligraphic ornament on mail and plate kolçak aka greaves or shin armor worn by fully armored cavalrymen or sipahi. Museums often confuse kolçak (greaves) for kolluk/bazu band or arm guards.

Ottoman Empire calligraphic ornament on mail and plate( kolçak )aka greaves or shin armor worn by fully armored cavalrymen or sipahi. Museums often confuse kolçak (greaves) for kolluk/bazu band or arm guards.

Turkoman warrior, 14th century - Various turkish tribes burst out of Central Asia from the 6th c. to invade the middle east and eventually establish the Ottoman Empire.

Turkoman warrior, century - Various turkish tribes burst out of Central Asia from the c. to invade the middle east and eventually establish the Ottoman Empire.

Ottoman crest, 18th century, gold, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, pearls, lenghth: 32 cm - Topkapi Palace Museum

Ottoman crest, 18th century, gold, diamonds, emeralds, rubies, pearls, lenghth: 32 cm - Topkapi Palace Museum

Abdul Hamid II: The last Ottoman Sultan, called 'The Red Sultan' because he oversaw the Armenian Genocide

Abdul Hamid II: The last Ottoman Sultan, called 'The Red Sultan' because he oversaw the Armenian Genocide (AKA 'The Adolf Hitler of Turkey'!

Talaat Pasha, when Interior Minister, ordered on 24 April 1915 the arrest of Armenian leaders in Constantinople, and requested the Tehcir Law, or Temporary Deportation Law, of 30 May 1915 that initiated the deportations and subsequent massacre of the Ottoman Empire's Armenian population. He fled the empire with Enver Pasha and Djemal Pasha (the other members of the Three Pashas) in 1918, and was assassinated in Berlin in 1921 by Soghomon Tehlirian, a survivor of the Armenian Genocide.

Talaat Pasha, when Interior Minister, ordered on 24 April 1915 the arrest of…

Sulaiman the magnificent, sultan of the ottoman empire (one of the longest empire recorded in history,standing for about 600 years)

Suleiman the Magnificent-Emperor Suleiman - I. November 1494 Trabzon – 7 September 1566 Szigetvár, Hungary ) was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in

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