Suleiman (I)Su·lei·man I
1494?-1566; sultan of the Ottoman Empire (1520-66): called the Magnificent
or Sü·ley·man I Known as “Suleiman the Magnificent” and “the Lawmaker.” 1494?-1566
Sultan of Turkey (1520-1566) who established a code of laws, was a patron of the arts, and led the Ottoman Empire to the height of its military and political power.
1579 ink and gold leaf on paper by Nakkaş Osman (fl. late 16th century)