Ottoman Sultans

Ottoman Sultans

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MayAnn asked 4 months ago
How many Ottoman rulers were there?

Why did they take the title Sultan instead of the traditional Caliph?

Were they Arabs?

1 Answers
Guest answered 4 months ago
Ottoman Dynasty 680–1342 /1281–1924

Ertugrul, 679–680 /1280–1281

Osman, 680–724 /1281–1324

Orhan , 724–761 /1324–1360

Murad I, 761–791 /1360–1389

Bayezid I, 791–805 /1389–1403

[interregnum], [805–816 /1403–1413]

Mehmet I Chelebi, 816–824 /1413–1421

Murad II (1st reign), 824–848 /1421–1444

Mehmet II Fatih (1st reign), 848–850 /1444–1446

Murad II (2nd reign), 850–855 /1446–1451

Mehmet II Fatih (2nd reign), 855–886 /1451–1481

Bayezid II, 886–918 /1481–1512

Selim I Yavuz, 918–926 /1512–1520

Süleyman I Kanuni (18.70.8), 926–974 /1520–1566

Selim II, 974–982 /1566–1574

Murad III, 982–1003 /1575–1595

Mehmet III, 1003–1012 /1595–1603

Ahmed I (44.30), 1012–1026 /1603–1617

Mustafa I (1st reign), 1026–1027 /1617–1618

Osman II, 1027–1031 /1618–1622

Mustafa I (2nd reign), 1031–1032 /1622–1623

Murad IV, 1032–1049 /1623–1640

Ibrahim, 1049–1058 /1640–1648

Mehmet IV, 1058–1099 /1648–1687

Süleyman II, 1099–1102 /1687–1691

Ahmed II, 1102–1106 /1691–1695

Mustafa II, 1106–1115 /1695–1703

Ahmed III, 1115–1143 /1703–1730

Mahmud I, 1143–1168 /1730–1754

Osman III, 1168–1171 /1754–1757

Mustafa III, 1171–1187 /1757–1774

‘Abdülhamid I, 1187–1203 /1774–1789

Selim III, 1203–1222 /1789–1807

Mustafa IV, 1222–1223 /1807–1808

Mahmud II, 1223–1255 /1808–1839

‘Abdülmecid I, 1255–1277 /1839–1861

‘Abdüleziz, 1277–1293 /1861–1876

Murad V, 1293 /1876

‘Abdülhamid II, 1293–1327 /1876–1909

Mehmet V Reshad, 1327–1336 /1909–1918

Mehmet VI, 1336–1341 /1918–1922

‘Abdülmecid II, 1341–1342 /1922–1924