Mustafa III


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Mustafa III,

1717–73, Ottoman sultan (1757–73), son of Ahmed III. He succeeded his cousin Osman III to the throne of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). The chief event of his reign was the war of 1768–74 with Russia (see Russo-Turkish WarsRusso-Turkish Wars.
The great eastward expansion of Russia in the 16th and 17th cent., during the decline of the Ottoman Empire, nevertheless left the shores of the Black Sea in the hands of the Ottoman sultans and their vassals, the khans of Crimea.
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), which ended disastrously for Turkey (see Kuchuk Kainarji, Treaty ofKuchuk Kainarji, Treaty of
, 1774, peace treaty signed at the end of the first of the Russo-Turkish Wars undertaken by Catherine II of Russia against Sultan Mustafa III of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey).
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). His brother Abd al-Hamid I succeeded him in Jan., 1774.
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This mosque was built by Sultan Mustafa III in honor of his mother, MihriE-ah Sultan.
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Le sultan Mustafa III a commence son regne au milieu du 18eme siecle, un siecle trouble oE la corruption sevissait partout.
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An exquisite small building built by the Ottoman Sultan Mustafa III in 1760 is the subject of this fascinating, accessible, and heavily illustrated history.
In 1759, Mustafa III (1757-74) altered that relationship when he decreed the establishment of the Ramadan Huzur-i Humayun Dersleri.
Since the Huzur underwent several transformations between 1759 and 1922, the conclusions here are directed to the formative years of the eighteenth century, under the imperial Huzur's founders, Mustafa III and his brother, Abdulhamid I (1774-89).
Mustafa III could have used the sultans' private lessons on commentary as the model for public Huzur Dersleri.
Both Mustafa III and his successor Abdulhamid I decided that the Huzur selection of Koranic passages would follow no set order.