Fun Fact: How The Ottoman Empire Got Its Name

Fun facts about the Ottoman Empire

Osman I was a Turkish tribal leader during the days of the Byzantine Empire. It is his name that the Ottoman Empire was derived. While technically the Ottoman Empire’s first sultan, it was his descendants that transformed his holdings into a real empire.


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  1. Emmylou says:

    Great info as always, Adam.
    PS Would really love to visit Istanbul someday.

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