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Bajazet I (also Bayazid I)

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

Nationality: Turkmen
Categories: King

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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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