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A community of a religious minority in the Ottoman Empire headed by a state-appointed religious leader
Timur the Lame
Invader from Central Asia who slowed Ottoman expansion into the Middle East in the 1400s, and destroyed Delhi, among other cities
7th sultan ruler of the Ottoman Empire, captured Constantinople (Istanbul) (The Byzantine Empire)
Known as the Lawgiver or Magnificent, this man was the greatest leader of the Turkish empire of the Middle east
Selim the Grim
Executed the Shi'a in the Ottoman Empire- about 40,000. Leader during. Battle of Chaldrion in 1514 was a lost.
created by the Sultan Mahmud; lasted from 1206 AD to 1526 AD; the first Muslim empire in India
Most illustrious sultan of the Mughal Empire in India (r. 1556-1605). He expanded the empire and pursued a policy of conciliation with Hindus.
Mogul emperor of India during whose reign the finest monuments of Mogul architecture were built (including the Taj Mahal at Agra) (1592-1666)
beautiful mausoleum at Agra built by the Mogul emperor Shah Jahan (completed in 1649) in memory of his favorite wife
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