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Ahmed III ( Ottoman Turkish: احمد ثالث Aḥmed-i < u > s </ u > āli < u > s </ u >) < span dir =" ltr ">( December 30 / 31, 1673 – July 1, 1736 )</ span > was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire and a son of Sultan Mehmed IV ( 1648 – 87 ).
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Ahmed and III
Ahmed III cultivated good relations with France, doubtless in view of Russia's menacing attitude-in fact, both his wives were Frenchwomen.
In 1710 he convinced the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III to declare war against Russia, and the Ottoman forces under Baltacı Mehmet Pasha won a major victory at the Battle of Prut.
Forced against his will into war with Russia, Ahmed III came nearer than any Ottoman sovereign before or since to breaking the power of his northern rival, whose armies his grand vizier Nevşehirli Damat İbrahim Pasha succeeded in completely surrounding at the Pruth River Campaign in 1711.
Sultan Ahmed III had become unpopular by reason of the excessive pomp and costly luxury in which he and his principal officers indulged ; on September 20, 1730, a mutinous riot of seventeen janissaries, led by the Albanian Patrona Halil, was aided by the citizens as well as the military until it swelled into an insurrection in front of which the Sultan was forced to give up the throne.
The reign of Ahmed III, which had lasted for twenty-seven years, although marked by the disasters of the Great Turkish War, was not unsuccessful.
Ahmed III left the finances of the Ottoman Empire in a flourishing condition, which had remarkably been obtained without excessive taxation or extortion procedures.
A passage in Voltaire's Candide has the book's eponymous main character meet the deposed Ahmed III while on a ship from Venice to Constantinople.
Ahmed and Ottoman
Ahmed I ( Ottoman Turkish: احمد اول Aḥmed-i evvel, ) or Ahmed Bakhti ( April 18, 1590 – November 22, 1617 ) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 until his death in 1617.
A half-brother of Ahmed, Yahya, resented his accession to the Ottoman throne in 1603, and spent his life scheming to become Sultan.
Ahmed II Khan Ghazi ( Ottoman Turkish: احمد ثانى Aḥmed-i < u > s </ u > ānī ) < span dir =" ltr ">( February 25, 1643 – February 6, 1695 )</ span > was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1691 to 1695.
* The Intimate Life of an Ottoman Statesman: Melek Ahmed Pasha ( 1588-1662 ) as Portrayed in Evliya Çelebi's Book of Travels.
Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi was a legendary Ottoman aviator of 17th-century Constantinople ( present day Istanbul ), purported in the writings of Evliya Çelebi to have achieved sustained unpowered flight.
* A feature length film, " Istanbul Beneath My Wings " ( İstanbul Kanatlarımın Altında, 1996 ) concerns the lives of Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, his brother Lagari Hasan Çelebi, and the Ottoman society in the early 17th century, as witnessed and narrated by Evliyâ Çelebi.
In 1711, Ahmed Karamanli, an Ottoman cavalry officer, seized power and founded the Karamanli dynasty, which would last 124 years.
His third oldest son, Yahya, is of interest to some because he reportedly converted to Eastern Orthodox Christianity and campaigned for a good part of his life to gain the Ottoman Imperial throne, to which his younger brother Ahmed I succeeded to in 1603.
) Charles XII persuaded the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III to declare war on Russia, which resulted in the Ottoman victory at the Pruth River Campaign of 1710 – 1711.
Piri Reis ( full name Hacı Ahmed Muhiddin Piri-Hadji Ahmed Muhiddin Piri, Ahmet ibn-i el-Haç Mehmet El Karamani ; Reis was a Turkish military rank akin to that of captain ) was an Ottoman admiral, geographer and cartographer born between 1465 and 1470, and died in 1554 or 1555.
Ahmed and Turkish
Today, based on the Ottoman archives, we know that his full name was " Hadji Ahmed Muhiddin Piri " and that he was born either in Gelibolu ( Gallipoli ) on the European part of the Ottoman Empire ( in present-day Turkish Thrace ), or in Karaman ( his father's birthplace ) in central Anatolia, then the capital of the Beylik of Karaman ( annexed by the Ottoman Empire in 1487 ).
The honorary and informal Islamic title Hadji ( Turkish: Hacı ) in Piri's ( Hadji Ahmed Muhiddin Piri ) and his father's ( Hadji Mehmed Piri ) names indicate that they had completed the Hajj ( Islamic pilgrimage ) by going to Mecca during the dedicated period of Hadjj and fulfilling the required rituals.
Born to Turkish parents in Merzifon, he was adopted into the powerful Köprülü family at a young age and served as a messenger to Damascus for his brother-in-law, the grand vizier Ahmed Köprülü.
While holding the episcopal office Gennadius drew up, apparently for the use of Mehmed, a confession or exposition of the Christian faith, which was translated into Turkish by Ahmed, judge of Beroea ( and first printed by A. Brassicanus at Vienna in 1530 ).
Ahmed ibn Tulun was a Turkish Mamluk whose father was sent as a gift to the Abbasid Caliph al-Ma ' mun in ( 200H ./ 815 – 16 A. D .).
However, the grand vizier, Ahmed Köprülü, ordered Sabbatai's immediate arrest upon arrival and had him imprisoned, maybe to avoid any doubts among local and foreign observers of the imperial court as to the mettle of state power still wielded by the Turkish Sultanate and by the Sultan himself.
In January 1854, during the Crimean War, when Russian forces were headed up the Danube, Ahmed Pasha, commanding the Turkish forces at Calafat, made a surprise attack on the Russian garrison at nearby Cetate, which was under the command of Colonel Alexander Baumgarten.
The terms additive and divisive originate with Curt Sachs's book Rhythm and Tempo ( 1953 ) ( Agawu 2003, 86 ), while the term akshak rhythm was introduced for the former concept at about the same time by Constantin Brăiloiu ( 1951 ), in agreement with the Turkish musicologist Ahmed Adnan Saygun ( Fracile 2003, 198 ).
Ahmed Adnan Saygun () ( 7 September 1907-6 January 1991 ) was a Turkish composer, musicologist and writer on music.
Ahmed Adnan Saygun is acknowledged as one of the most important 20th century composers in Turkish music history.
Ahmed Shawqi produced several works praising the reforming Turkish leader Kemal Atatürk, but when Atatürk abolished the caliphate Shawqi was not slow in attacking him in verse.
A pioneer in interpreting the works of Turkish symphonic composers written for violin, she played Necil Kazim Akses ', Ahmed Adnan Saygun's and Ulvi Cemal Erkin's " Violin Concerto " s.