Bayezid I, Ottoman Sultan
1354-1403/755-805 AH (r. 1389-1403/791-805 AH)

Bayezid I, known as Yıldırım (the thunderbolt) was the fourth Ottoman sultan. He is known for his military prowess, as well as for establishing the first version of a centralized Ottoman empire, which nevertheless collapsed again after his death in 1403/805 AH.


Halil Inalcik, "Bāyazīd," in Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, edited by P. Bearman et al. http://dx/ (accessed April 20, 2018). 

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