Suleiman the Magneeficent

Suleiman I (Ottoman Turkis: سلطان سليمان اول‎‎; [I. Süleyman or Muhteşem Süleyman or Kanunî Sultan Süleyman] error: {{lang-xx}}: text haes italic markup (help); 6 November 1494 – 7 September 1566), commonly kent as Suleiman the Magneeficent in the Wast an "Kanuni" (the Lawgiver) in the East, wis the tent an langest-reignin Sultan o the Ottoman Empire, frae 1520 tae his daith in 1566.[3]

Suleiman the Magneeficent
Caliph o Islam
Amir al-Mu'minin
Sultan o the Ottoman Empire
Custodian o the Twa Haly Mosques
Suleiman in a portrait attributit tae Titian c.1530
Sultan o the Ottoman Empire
Reign30 September 1520 – 7 September 1566
Coronation30 September 1520
PredecessorSelim I
SuccessorSelim II
Born6 November 1494(1494-11-06)
Trabzon, Ottoman Empire
Dee'd7 September 1566 (aged 71)
Szigetvár, Kinrick o Hungary
BuirialSüleymaniye Mosque, Istanbul[1][2]
ConsortHürrem Sultan (legal wife)
Mahidevran Sultan
Gülfem Hatun
IssueŞehzade Mahmud
Şehzade Mustafa
Şehzade Murad
Şehzade Mehmed
Mihrimah Sultan
Şehzade Abdullah
Raziye Sultan
Sultan Selim II
Şehzade Bayezid
Şehzade Cihangir
Ryal hooseHoose o Osman
FaitherSelim I
MitherAyşe Hafsa Sultan
ReleegionSunni Islam
TughraSuleiman the Magneeficent's signature


  1. The Encyclopædia Britannica, Vol.7, Edited by Hugh Chisholm, (1911), 3; Constantinople, the capital of the Turkish Empire...
  2. Britannica, Istanbul:When the Republic of Turkey was founded in 1923, the capital was moved to Ankara, and Constantinople was officially renamed Istanbul in 1930.
  3. Merriman.