The Ottoman Empire was so big and lasted for so long, yet it is one of those empires that many common people have forgotten about. The people who lived in what is now Turkey, and in surrounding areas, were mostly devout Muslims who were defending their beliefs and trying to expand the realm to conquer more territory. Shockingly, the empire was slowly falling apart by the time the 20th century came around the corner.
In the 20th century, World War I destroyed much of what was left of the empire, and the Turkish state and culture was being established shortly after that.
In this comprehensive guide to understanding more about historical events, you will learn more about the sultans and citizens of the Ottoman Empire, their drive, their background, and their accomplishments throughout the centuries.