Suleiman the Magnificent and Roxelane (Hyreem). Suleiman was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and extended the borders and wealth of the Ottoman state more then any other sultan before, nor after him.
Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha, also known as Frenk Ibrahim Pasha (the "Westerner"), which later changed into Maktul Ibrahim Pasha ("the Executed") after his execution, was the first Grand Vizier in the Ottoman Empire appointed by Suleiman the Magnificent (from 1520 to 1566). He attained a level of authority and influence rivaled by only a handful of other Grand Viziers of the Empire, but in 1536 he was executed by the Sultan and his property was confiscated by the State
"La Sultana Rossa" by Titian. c 1550 oil on canvas. Roxelana, the wife of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest-serving ruler of the Ottoman Empire. From the collection of the John and Mable Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL.