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1) Murad II. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Murad II, 1403-51, Ottoman sultan (1421-51), son and successor of Muhammad I to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). He was opposed at his accession by a pretender,...

2) Murad I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Orkhan to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). Murad widened the Ottoman hold on European territory, conquering Macedonia and making Adrianople his residence....

3) Murad IV. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottoman sultan (1623-40), nephew and successor of Mustafa I. He recovered (1638) Baghdad, which Shah Abbas I of Persia had seized. On his victory he sent an order...

4) Murad III. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Murad III, 1546-95, Ottoman sultan (1574-95), son and successor of Selim II. He was dominated by his harem, and although his generals were successful against Persia,...

5) Murad V. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Murad V, 1840-1904, Ottoman sultan (1876), son of Abd al-Majid. He came to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey) when his uncle, Abd al-Aziz, was deposed, but...

6) Murad. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Murad, river: see Euphrates, river....

7) Beyazid. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottoman prince; brother of Sultan Murad IV. Considering Beyazid a dangerous rival, Murad ordered his execution. Beyazid's death is treated in Jean Racine's tragedy,...

8) Amurath. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Amurath, For Ottoman sultans thus named, use Murad....

9) Beyazid I. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Ottoman sultan (1389-1402), son and successor of Murad I. He besieged Byzantine Emperor Manuel II at Constantinople, then overcame the Turkish rulers in E Anatolia...

10) Muhammad III, Ottoman sultan. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Muhammad III, Ottoman sultan, or Mehmet III, 1567-1603, Ottoman sultan (1595-1603), son and successor of Murad III to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). Muhammad,...

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