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Suleiman I (Ottoman Turkish: Suleyman, Modern Turkish: Süleyman, Turkish pronunciation), almost always Kanuni Sultan Süleyman; was the tenth and longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, from 1520 to his death in 1566. He is known in the West as Suleiman the Magnificent and in the East, as the Lawgiver (Turkish: Kanuni; Arabic:, al-Qanuni), for his complete reconstruction of the Ottoman legal system. Ruler of the Ottoman Empire and Islamic poet.


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Quote Left We are a long way from the Ottoman Empire, my friend, and I have not the troops to spare. Quote Right
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Quote Left Janissaries are famous for their cooking. Perhaps you'd like a taste? Quote Right
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Quote Left NULLWe shall put this food to good use. Quote Right
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Quote Left He who has no bread has no authority. Quote Right
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Quote Left What men call sovereignty is a worldly strife and constant war; Worship of God is the highest throne, the happiest of all estates. Quote Right
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