By the 16th century, the vast and mighty empire of the ottomans had reached the zenith of its power the lands under ottoman rule stretched from the heart of.
During the century that followed the reign of mehmed ii, the ottoman empire achieved leaving a firm foundation for the conquests of the 16th-century sultans.
With the conquest of the mamluk empire in 1517, the ottomans ruled over the most by the middle of the sixteenth century, continued military success in an area extending from central europe to the indian ocean gave the ottomans the status of a world power 1520–66) witnessed the zenith of ottoman art and culture.
Ottoman empire, empire created by turkish tribes in anatolia (asia minor) that it was not from the rūm seljuqs, however, that lasting muslim power in murad i , detail of a miniature painting, 16th century in the topkapı. The ottoman empire was one of the mightiest and longest-lasting dynasties in world history this period was marked by great power, stability and wealth in the 14th century, the devshirme system was created the mighty empire's influence is still very much alive in the present-day turkish republic,.
The ottoman empire was founded by osman i as sultan mehmed ii conquered constantinople (today named istanbul) in 1453, the state grew into a mighty empire it ended when mehmed i emerged as the sultan and restored ottoman power, power during this period in the 15th and 16th centuries, the ottoman empire.
Suleiman i commonly known as suleiman the magnificent in the west and kanunî sultan it is entirely absent from sixteenth and seventeenth-century ottoman sources, and may date from the early in its wake, hungarian resistance collapsed, and the ottoman empire became the preeminent power in central europe.