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Bajazet I (also Bayazid I)

Born: 1360 AD
Died: 1403 AD, at 43 years of age.

Nationality: Turkmen
Categories: King


1360 - Around this year Bayezid I was born as son of sultan Murad 1.

1389-1402 - He was the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.


1391 - Laid siege to Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire.


1393 - Bayezid's forces blockaded by Tirnova in today's Bulgaria.


1394 - Crossed the Danube River attacking Wallachia. He conquered Salonika in today's Greece.


1396 - Faced with a Hungarian-Venetian crusade, during which he inflicted a crushing defeat at Nicopolis.


1402 - Bayezid's forces are defeated in the battle of Ankara against Timur Lenk. Bayezid is put in jail.


1403 - He died in Aksehir while in captivity.




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