Person:Murad II (1)

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  1. Murad II _____1404 - 1451
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Name Murad II _____
Gender Male
Birth[1] Jun 1404 Amasya, Amasya, Turkey Ottoman dynasty
Death[1] 3 Feb 1451 Edirne, Edirne, Turkey
Reference Number? Q131394?


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Murad II (June 1404 – 3 February 1451) (Ottoman Turkish: مراد ثانى Murād-ı sānī, Turkish:II. Murat) was the Ottoman Sultan from 1421 to 1444 and 1446 to 1451.

Murad II's reign was marked by the long war he fought against the Christian feudal lords of the Balkans and the Turkish beyliks in Anatolia, a conflict that lasted 25 years. He was brought up in Amasya, and ascended the throne on the death of his father Mehmed I. His mother was Valide Sultan Emine Hatun (daughter of Suleyman Bey, ruler of Dulkadirids), his father's third consort. Their marriage served as an alliance between the Ottomans and this buffer state, and produced a son, Mehmed II, who would go on to successfully conquer the Byzantine Empire's capital, Constantinople, in 1453.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Murad II, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.