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Death of Sultan Osman II by Strangulation

Ottoman Sultan Osman II
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Ottoman Sultan Osman II dies from being strangled by his own Janissaries after he tried to limit their power. He is briefly succeed by Mustafa I, his uncle, who had been deposed several years earlier.

Although he becomes Sultan at only 14 years old, he masters several languages (Arabic, Persian, Greek, Latin and Italian) and becomes known as a poet.

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