Suleiman the Magnificent

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent Full Name: Suleiman the Magnificent [Suleiman I]
Nationality: Turkish

Profession: Ottoman Sultan

Born: November 6, 1494
Star Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Trabzon, Ottoman Empire

Died: September 5, 1566 (aged 71)

Historical Events in the Life of Suleiman the Magnificent

  • 1520-09-30 Suleiman the Magnificent succeeds his father Selam I as Ottoman Sultan (rules till 1566)
  • 1522-12-20 Suleiman the Magnificent accepts surrender of the surviving Knights of Rhodes, who are allowed to evacuate. Eventually settle in Malta, become known as the Knights of Malta.
  • 1526-08-29 Battle of Mohács: In a decisive battle the Hungarian Empire is conquered by the Ottoman Empire led by Suleiman the Magnificent
  • 1528-02-24 Hungarian anti-king Janos Zapolyai and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign treaty
  • 1529-10-14 Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent ceases Vienna
  • 1532-04-26 Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent through Hungary on away to Vienna
  • 1533-06-22 Ferdinand of Austria and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign peace treaty
  • 1534-12-04 Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent occupies Baghdad
  • 1541-08-21 Ottoman Turks under Suleiman the Magnificent capture Buda, the capital of the Hungarian Kingdom and go on to dominate central Hungary for 150 years
  • 1541-08-26 Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent occupies Buda and annexes Hungary
  • 1547-06-13 King Ferdinand of Austria subjects himself on Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
  • 1562-06-01 Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand I and Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent sign treaty