Mehmet the second
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Mehmet the second's birth:
March 30, 1442
My child Mehmet is born!
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When he ruled:
Mehmet the second was born on March 30,1442 in Edirne, Turkey. His dad was sultan Murad II, and his mother was Huma Hatun.
Marriage and children:
When Mehmet was 12 years old, he was sent to Manisa/Magnesia to study with 2 tutors. He was also made heir to the throne in the same year.
Mehmet II first ruled from 1444- 1446, when his father was travelling, and then again from 1451 to 1481 when his father died.
His death and burial:
Mehmet II had 4 wives: Çiçek Hatun, Emine Gülbahar Hatun, Sittişah Hatun and Huma Hatun, who was Mehmed II's mother. He also had 4 kids: Bayezid II, Gevherhan, Sultan Cem and Mustafa Pasha.
Mehmet II is known for capturing Constantinople on 29th May, 1453. He also created the law of fratricide, in which, for any of his sons to claim the throne, they need to kill all their brothers first.
Mehmet II had died on May 3rd, 1481, while he was preparing for conflict against Egypt. He is buried in Fatih Mosque, Istanbul Turkey.
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