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Islamic Empires

  • Jan 1, 1289

    Start of the Ottoman Empire

    Start of the Ottoman Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1289 to

    Ottpman Empire

  • Apr 6, 1326

    Capture of Bursa

    Capture of Bursa
    Bursa Osmen Bey began planning to besiege Burma in 1317. He cut off it's sea link so he built a fort by Kaplica, which he put his nephew Ak Timur in charge of. Bey then built a second fort in mountains behind the city, He put his slave Balabancik in charge of this fort. The Ottoman forces then destroyed the fort of Atranos Beyce. When Osman became ill he put his son in charge to take Burma. The Ottoman army entered Burma in 1326 after 8 years. On his deathbed Osman heard the news and died happy.
  • Mar 3, 1354

    Fall of Gallipoli

    Fall of Gallipoli
  • Jan 1, 1451

    Mehmed II begins his reign

    Mehmed II begins his reign
  • May 29, 1453

    Fall of Constantinople

    Fall of Constantinople
    Constantinople: In 1453 Mehmed II, also know as Mehmed the Conqueror, captured Constantinople for the Ottoman Empire. With the fall of Constantinople came the fall of the last remains of the Eastern Roman Empire. Constantinople became the new capital of the Ottoman empire and became known as Instanbul. Mehmed worked to make Istanbul into a vibrant commercial center.
  • Jan 1, 1501

    The Beginning of the Safavid Empire and the Beginning of Ismail's reign

    The Beginning of the Safavid Empire and the Beginning of Ismail's reign
  • Period: Jan 1, 1501 to

    Safavid Empire

  • Aug 23, 1514

    Battle of Chaldrian

    Battle of Chaldrian
  • Jan 1, 1520

    Suleyman the Magnificant begins his reign

    Suleyman the Magnificant begins his reign
  • Jan 1, 1523

    Zahir al-Din Muhammad comes to India

     Zahir al-Din Muhammad comes to India
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Battle of Mohacs

    Battle of Mohacs
  • Jan 1, 1526

    Babur takes Delhi: the Beginning of the Mughal Empire

    Babur takes Delhi: the Beginning of the Mughal Empire
  • Period: Jan 1, 1526 to

    Mughal Empire

  • Jan 1, 1556

    Akbar begins his reign

    Akbar begins his reign
  • Tobacco comes to the Islamic States

    Tobacco comes to the Islamic States
  • Taj Mahal's constructions begins

    Taj Mahal's constructions begins
  • Shah Jahan becomes emperor of Mughal Empire

    Shah Jahan becomes emperor of Mughal Empire
  • Aurangzeb begins his reign

    Aurangzeb begins his reign
  • Safavid Empire Ends

    Safavid Empire Ends
  • Printing Press spreads through the Ottomans

    Printing Press spreads through the Ottomans
  • Muhammad Ali takes charge

    Muhammad Ali takes charge
  • Egypt becomes an autonomous region of Ottoman empire

    Egypt becomes an autonomous region of Ottoman empire
  • Crimean War starts

    Crimean War starts
    Crimean War: When Russian threatened to upset the balance of power in Europe other European power stepped in to help the Ottoman empire when the Russians were threatening them. Britain, France, and the Kindom of Sardina stepped in to help the Ottomans. The Russians suffered humiliating defeats in the war the spanned from 1853 to 1856.
  • Turkish War of Independence

    Turkish War of Independence
  • Republic of Turkey

    Republic of Turkey