Prince Feisal, third son of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca, who - with "Lawrence of Arabia" as an advisor - led the "Arab Revolt" against the Ottoman Empire, Lowell Thomas

Prince Faisal, third son of Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Makkah, with "Lawrence of Arabia" as an advisor - led the "Arab Revolt" against the Ottoman Empire.

Zeybek warrior from the Izmir region. Some of them engaged in the Ottoman army as irregular soldiers. Photographer: Pascal Sebah, Istanbul, ca. 1880.

Zeybek / Zeibek / Ziebek warrior from the Izmir region. Some of them engaged in the Ottoman army as irregular soldiers. Photographer: Pascal Sebah, Istanbul, ca.

Hoca Kılığında yakalanan bir rus casusu. “Erzurum'da yakaladığımız Müslüman olmuş bir Rus ca­susunu temize çıkarmak için bir mahalle halkının ka­rargâhıma geldiği zaman hallerine bakıp hatıratıma şu­nu kaydetmiştim: Ey Türkoğlu! Sen pek safsın, seni her­kes aldattı. Erdim diyen, döndüm diyen çemberinden at­lattı.” Kazım Karabekir Paşa

Hoca Kılığında yakalanan bir rus casusu. “Erzurum'da yakaladığımız Müslüman olmuş bir Rus ca­susunu temize çıkarmak için bir mahalle halkının ka­rargâhıma geldiği zaman hallerine bakıp hatıratıma şu­nu kaydetmiştim: Ey Türkoğlu! Sen pek safsın, seni her­kes aldattı. Erdim diyen, döndüm diyen çemberinden at­lattı.” Kazım Karabekir Paşa

Ottoman Princess, Durru Shehvar http://www.pinterest.com/queenstephanie/sands-of-time/

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.

Defender of Medina, Lion of Desert, Fahrettin Pasha Medine Müdafii ve Çöl Kaplanı Fahrettin Paşa

Defender of Medina, Lion of Desert, Fahrettin Pasha Medine Müdafii ve Çöl…

Vahdettin in son torunu Neslişah Sultan...

Vahdettin in son torunu Neslişah Sultan.

1912 – Bulgaria, Greece and Serbia declare ar on the Ottoman Empire, joining Montenegro in the First Balkan War. | ... seizing parts of the balkans before the ottoman emperor s impotence

The cover of a Le Petit Journal from 1908 depicting the "Bosnian Crisis," in which Austria-Hungary occupied Bosnia-Herzegovina from the terminally declining Ottoman Empire, while Bulgaria declared independence from the Sultan.

Ottoman troops with flag. This Day in History: May 30, 1913: The First Balkan War ends.

Ottoman troops with flag. This Day in History: May The First Balkan War ends.

Turkish lady and the zeibeck c. 1875, Albumen print, Collection Pierre de Gigord, Paris.

Rubellin, Turkish lady and the zeibeck c. 260 x 200 mm Albumen print Collection Pierre de Gigord, Paris

Resident of Djèaddèlè (Ottoman Mecca), holding a spear and rifle, with a jambiya dagger in his belt. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.

Resident of Djèaddèlè (Ottoman Mecca), holding a spear and rifle, with a jambiya dagger in his belt. From:Les costumes populaires de la Turquie en 1873, 74 photographic plates by Pascal Sebah, published by the Imperial Ottoman Commission for the "Exposition Universelle" of Vienna in 1873.

A Kurdish Noble by Pierre De Gigord - 1865, shown with shamshir sword and shield.

A Kurdish landlord in ceremonial costume. From southeastern Anatolia or northern Syria, (Pierre De Gigord Collection).

Omar Fakhreddin Pasha, The Defender of Medina (Medine Müdafii Fahreddin Paşa)

[Ottoman Empire] Omar Fakhreddin Pasha, The Defender of Medina (Medine Müdafii Fahreddin Paşa)

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