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Information about reign: II. Mehmed (Sultan Mehmed II) ,second reign

CountryOttoman Empire
From3 February 1451
To3 May 1481
Personal InformationSultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire (1432 - 1481)
Description

Mehmed II (Ottoman Turkish: محمد ثانى‎, Meḥmed-i s̠ānī; Turkish: Mehmet; also known as el-Fātiḥ, الفاتح, "the Conqueror" in Ottoman Turkish; in modern Turkish, Fatih Sultan Mehmet Han; also called Mahomet II in early modern Europe), also known as Muhammed bin Murad, Mehmed the Conqueror, Grand Turk, Kayser-i Rûm (Caesar of Rome) and Turcarum Imperator, and Fatih Sultan Mehmed, was an Ottoman sultan who ruled first for a short time from August 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to May 1481. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople (modern-day Istanbul) and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire.