”Three different Turks” ca. 1880, Ottoman Empire.

Giants- ”Three different Turks”. From left to right: a ‘başıbozuk’ (irregular soldier of the Ottoman army), a beggar (holding up his left hand) and – probably - a lower-rank military of the regular army, on leave.

Ottoman Bachi-bouzouks, Ottoman Empire 1875

Ottoman Bachi-bouzouks, Ottoman Empire one could almost say bronze age in terms of clothing

Christian boys who appeared to be strong and talented were taken and enslaved from throughout the Ottoman Empire to be trained and educated to serve the Empire as Janissaries. Even though they were enslaved, their excellent training allowed them, in time, to become part of the ruling class.

Christian boys who appeared to be strong and talented were taken and enslaved…

Turkish basi bozuk in Bulgaria 1877-78. Bashi-bazouk or bashibazouk (Turkish literally "damaged head", meaning "free headed", "leaderless", "disorderly") was an irregular soldier of the Ottoman army. Particularly noted for their lack of discipline.

Turkish 'başıbozuk’ in Bulgaria. Late-Ottoman, Bashi-bazouk or bashibazouk (Turkish literally "damaged head", meaning "free headed", "leaderless", "disorderly") was an irregular soldier of the Ottoman army. Particularly noted for their lack of discipline.

Падането на България под турско робство The fall of Bulgaria under Ottoman yoke - YouTube

Bulgaria fell under Ottoman rule. This period lasted until Bulgaria’s National Liberation in 1878

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Посрещане на русите в Калофер

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Турските войски предават Никопол

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Ген. Гурко

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