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What Happened on September 5, 1566

Famous Deaths


Person of interestSuleiman the Magnificent

Suleiman the Magnificent, Ottoman Sultan and the longest-reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1530-1566), dies at 71 [or Sep 6]

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent

1566 Highlights

About September 5, 1566

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 454 years, 4 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Virgo