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Selim II

Ottoman Sultan Selim II

Profession: Ottoman Sultan

Nationality:
Turkey
Turkish

Why Famous: Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1566 until his death in 1574. Selim was the son of Suleiman the Magnificent and the father of Murad III.

Born: May 28, 1524
Birthplace: Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: December 13, 1574 (aged 50)
Cause of Death: Head injury after a fall

Events in the Life of Selim II

  • 1566-09-07 Sultan Selim II succeeds to the Ottoman throne

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