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

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.


Sources:


Halil Inalcik, "Bāyazīd," in Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, edited by P. Bearman et al. http://dx/doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_1302 (accessed April 20, 2018). 

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Variant Names
Bayezid I, Ottoman Sultan
I Bayezid
Original
Bāyazīd
Alternate transliteration
Bayezit
Alternate transliteration
Yıldırım Bayezid
Alternate
Yıldırım
Alternate
Bayezid I, Sultan of the Turks, approximately 1360-1403
Translated
بايزيد اول‎
Original
Bayezid the Thunderbolt
Alternate
یلدیرم بايزيد‎
Alternate transliteration