First Indian War of Independence 1857

Indian uprising of 1857

On May 10, 1857, the first Indian War of Independence or Indian Uprising of 1857 began from Meerut to overthrow the rule of the British East India Company. https://youtu.be/pLUb508RJn4 With an 81-year-old Mughal ruler of Delhi, Bahadur Shah Zafar ...

The painting depicts the king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, Guy of Lusignan (r. 1186-1192) surrendering to Salah al-Din after his defeat at the Battle of Hattin on July 4, 1187 CE.

Battle of Hattin, July 5, 1187

The painting depicts the king of the Kingdom of Jerusalem, Guy of Lusignan (r. 1186-1192) surrendering to Salah al-Din after his defeat at the Battle of Hattin on July 4, 1187 CE. On this day, July 4, 2021, Sultan Salah al-Din Ayyubi defeated the Crus ...

Battle of Dorylaeum

Battle of Dorylaeum, July 1, 1097

The Battle of Dorylaeum was a very crucial battle fought during the First Crusade. The battle took place on July 01, 1097, at Dorylaeum (located near the modern-day city of Eskişehir, Turkey), and concluded with the victory of the Crusaders over the Selj ...

Ottoman Bazars of Athens | Wikimedia

Ottoman Conquest of Athens, 1456-58

On June 4, 1456, the city of Athens was conquered by the Ottoman general Turahanoğlu Ömer Bey during the reign of Fatih Sultan Mehmed. After the conquest of the city, the last Duke Francesco II Acciaioli fled to the Acropolis, where he held out for tw ...

Ibn Khaldun Birth Anniversary

Ibn Khaldun, a short biography

On May 27, 1332, celebrated Muslim scholar, philosopher, sociologist, and historian, Ibn Khaldun was born in Tunis, Hafsid dynasty. Ibn Khaldun moved from city to city and ruler to ruler and served in a variety of administrative and scribal capacitie ...

Battle of Jebel Hamlin 25 March 1917

The Battle of Jebel Hamrin, March 25, 1917, WW1

On this day, 25 March 1917 CE, the Sixth Ottoman army under the command of Ali İhsan Bey defeated the British forces in the Battle of Jebel Hamrin. Led by General Keary, the British Indian force of 8,000 men was concerned to prevent Ali İhsan Bey's force ...

Tıbhane-i Amire

First Medical School in the Ottoman Empire

On 14 March 1827 CE, the first modern Army Medical School (Tiphane-i Amire) of the Ottoman Empire was established by Sultan Mahmud II in Istanbul. At this school, the teaching was conducted in French and based exclusively on European medical texts. Sulta ...