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Süleyman the Magnificent (1494–1566)

  • By: George Satterfield
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Sultan Süleyman I of the Ottoman Empire

In Europe, which trembled at the appearance of his armies more than once, Sultan Süleyman I was known as “the Magnificent.” Throughout the Islamic world, he was better known as Kanuni, “the Lawgiver,” and was ...

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