sultans

  1. Azad67

    Khalj Sultans of Delhi were not Afghans

    Khalj Sultans of Delhi were not Afghans
  2. Waterloofinalsolution

    Did Sultans have to shave their heads in the Ottoman Empire?

    Was it part of their custom? I heard something about this.... But I googled it, and found no clear answer.... Time period: Between the 15th-18th century. Thanks so much!:)
  3. Waterloofinalsolution

    Did Sultans have to shave their heads in the Ottoman Empire?

    Was it part of their custom? I heard something about this.... But I googled it, and found no clear answer.... Time period: Between the 15th-18th century. Thanks so much!:)
  4. R

    Top 10 Ottoman Sultans

    1. Suleiman I 2. Mehmed II 3. Selim I 4. Murad II 5. Mehmed I 6. Murad IV 7. Orhan 8. Murad I 9. Bayezid I 10. Osmas I
  5. Azad67

    Pashtuns got 'Khan' title from Turk Sultans of Delhi , not Mongols

    1- Some people assume that when Mongols devastated Afghanistan in 13th century ¸ Pashtuns must have borrowed from them at that occasion. Why would Mongol conquerors bestow their royal title to them?. Also People should keep in mind that Mongols devastated central and northern Afghanistan...
  6. Salah

    Best and Worst Ottoman Sultans?

    I'm trying to familiarize myself with the Ottoman sultans, so here's a basic 'best' and 'worst' thread - would be curious to see what everyone thinks. Try to think of someone other than Mehmed the Conqueror:D
  7. E

    Ottoman sultans kill or imprison their own brothers for life to remove rival claims f

    The Ottoman Sultans used to kill their sons or brothers because they saw a threat to their lives. what do you think about this issue? was it necessary? ando do we see such actions in European History too? "The largest killing took place on the succession of Mehmed III when 19 of his brothers...
  8. throughthepastdarkly

    Valide Sultans as mamasans?

    I just read that the Valide Sultan, mother of the Sultan, used to determine which harem women the Sultan would sleep with, and when. Can any of our Turkish historum experts confirm this? Thanks in advance. I got it from here...