Information about Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire

Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire (3 December 1447 - 26 May 1512)

Bayezid II or Sultân Bayezid-î Velî (Ottoman Turkish: بايزيد ثانى Bāyezīd-i sānī, Turkish: II. Bayezid or II. Beyazıt) was the eldest son and successor of Mehmed II and Sitt-î Mükrîme Khātûn, ruling as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1481 to 1512.

During his reign, Bayezid II consolidated the Ottoman Empire and thwarted a Safavid rebellion soon before abdicating his throne to his son, Selim I. He is most notable for evacuating Jews from Spain after the proclamation of the Alhambra Decree and resettling them throughout the Ottoman Empire.

Sultan Bayezid II of the Ottoman Empire reigned in...
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II. Beyazıt (Sultan Bayezid II) Flag of Ottoman Empire Ottoman Empire 3 May 1481 26 May 1512
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