Ottoman empire world map. Map description historical map of wwi. The word ottoman is a historical anglicisation of the name of osman i the founder of the empire and of the ruling house of osman also known as the ottoman dynasty. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries the ottoman empire was among the worlds most powerful political entities and the countries of europe felt threatened by the steady ottoman advance through the balkans. Originating in sogut near bursa turkey the ottoman dynasty expanded its reign early on through extensive raiding.
The decline of the ottoman empire 15661807 internal problems. The empire was founded by osman i in arabic uthman aathman hence the name ottoman empire. The partition of the ottoman empire armistice of mudros 30 october 1918 abolition of the ottoman sultanate 1 november 1922 was a political event that occurred after world war i and the occupation of constantinople by british french and italian troops in november 1918. Names of ottoman rulers are given with their common modern name followed by nicknames in quotes with their given name without ordinal number which was never used officially and patronymic in parentheses names with invocation as.
Turkey history rulers politics. The ottoman empire arose from a turkish principality founded in anatolia asia minor at the end of the 13th century when the empire of the seljuk turks had collapsed and the byzantine empire was crumbling. Illustrating the turkish rail system. Credits courtesy of the united states military academy department of history.
Their empire was centered in present day turkey and extended its influence into southeastern europe as well as the middle east. The political and geographical entity governed by the muslim ottoman turks.