Southwest Asia and the Indian Ocean, 1500 - 1750

Events

Ottoman Empire

Approx. 1500 - Approx. 1730

Selim I defeats Safivid shah at Chaldiran; conquers Egypt and Syria

1514

Reign of Suleiman the Magnificent; peak of Ottoma Empire

1520 - 1566

First Ottoman siege of Vienna

1529

Ottoman Naval Defeat at Lepanto

1571

End of Anatolian Revolts

1610

Tulip Period; Mlitary Decline Apparent to Austria and Russia

1718 - 1730