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Princess Durrushevar, daughter of Abdulmecid II, the last Ottoman emperor, c. 1940. Married to Azam Jah, eldest son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan - Hyderabad 1946© John Fasal Collection/ Photography by Prudence Cuming Associates

Princess Durrushevar, daughter of Abdulmecid II, the last Ottoman emperor, c. 1940. Married to Azam Jah, eldest son of the seventh and last Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Osman Ali Khan - Hyderabad 1946© John Fasal Collection/ Photography by Prudence Cuming Associates

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. A presentation gift to the Russian court. Delegates from abroad would present their precious shields, helmets, ceremonial armor, and opulent silks and velvets in an elaborate parade before Russian dignitaries. Moscow Kremlin…

Chichak, a type of helmet (migfer) originally worn in the 15th-16th century by cavalry of the Ottoman Empire, consisting of a rounded bowl with ear flaps, a peak with a sliding nose guard passing through the peak, and an extension in the back to protect the neck. A presentation gift to the Russian court. Delegates from abroad would present their precious shields, helmets, ceremonial armor, and opulent silks and velvets in an elaborate parade before Russian dignitaries. Moscow Kremlin…

Ottoman steel turban helmet, 1500-1525,  with Saint-Irene Arsenal mark, The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar.

Ottoman steel turban helmet, 1500-1525, with Saint-Irene Arsenal mark, The Museum of Islamic Art, Qatar.

Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

Kösem Sultan was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. Favorite consort and later wife of Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I, she achieved power and influenced the politics of the Ottoman Empire through her husband, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I (the Mad) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was a prominent figure during the sultanate of the women. She was official regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman…

ottoman empire Suleyman I (ruled from 1520-1566) is regarded as the greatest Ottoman ruler. Also known as Suleyman the Magnificent, he was the tenth Ottoman sulta

ottoman empire Suleyman I (ruled from 1520-1566) is regarded as the greatest Ottoman ruler. Also known as Suleyman the Magnificent, he was the tenth Ottoman sulta

Ottoman Sultan enjoying his Coffee

Ottoman Sultan enjoying his Coffee

hurrem sultan..the most beautiful who was the most powerful woman in the ottoman. the legal wife of sultan suleyman

hurrem sultan..the most beautiful who was the most powerful woman in the ottoman. the legal wife of sultan suleyman

Kösem Sultan (Mâh-Peyker Sultan) 1589-1651 was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. She achieved power and influenced the course of the Ottoman empire through her consort Sultan Ahmet I, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I ('the Mad’) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman Empire. It is rumored that Mehmed's mother Turhan Hatice ordered Kösem's assassination.

Kösem Sultan (Mâh-Peyker Sultan) 1589-1651 was one of the most powerful women in Ottoman history. She achieved power and influenced the course of the Ottoman empire through her consort Sultan Ahmet I, then through her sons Murad IV and Ibrahim I ('the Mad’) and finally through her minor grandson Mehmed IV. She was regent twice and was thereby one of two women to have been formal regents of the Ottoman Empire. It is rumored that Mehmed's mother Turhan Hatice ordered Kösem's assassination.

Grave Marker- Kanuni Sultan Süleyman's tomb

Grave Marker- Kanuni Sultan Süleyman's tomb

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (Kanuni Sultan Süleyman)

Sultan Suleyman the Magnificent (Kanuni Sultan Süleyman)

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