The Ottoman Empire

Name these facts about the Ottoman Empire (1299-1923).
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The Ghazi leader from which Ottoman comes from
Osman I
The first large capital of the Ottoman state
Bursa
The last large crusade of the Medieval Era was defeated here
Nicolopis
Murad II slaughtered Hungary and Poland here
Varna
The year that Constantinople was captured
1453
The new name for Constantinople under the empire
Istanbul
The domed church in the above city turned into a mosque
Hagia Sophia
The royal title of Ottoman leaders
Sultan
The conqueror of Serbia and Hungary
Suleiman the Magnificent
His large victory here enabled the conquest of Hungary
Mohacs
Beseiged twice, this city was relieved both times (1529-32)
Vienna
In 1571, this naval battle off Greece set back the Ottoman navy
Lepanto
This Polish king defeated Kara Pasha at Vienna
Jan Sobieski
One of the empire's worst defeats here cost them Bosnia in 1697
Zenta
Elite infantry units that formed the sultan's personal guard
Janissaries
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In 1771, the Ottoman navy was crushed here, resulting in withdrawl from the Black Sea
Chesma
In 1829, this country became the first to declare independence from it
Greece
The famous poet who went to the above country to fight
Lord Byron
A movement of modernization that lasted through most of the 1800s
Tanzimat
This war of the 1850s against Russia helped to drive up Ottoman debt
Crimean War
In 1908, this revolution restored the Ottoman Constitution
Young Turk
An alliance that Greece, Bulgaria, Serbia and Montenegro formed against the empire
Balkan League
In WW1, this Thracian peninsula was the gravesite of many an ANZAC soldier
Gallipoli
This British officer helped the rebel Arabs to capture much of the Hejaz
T. E. Lawrence
Another British officer, he captured Jerusalem just in time for Christmas
Edmund Allenby
This ethnic group of eastern Anatolia was the victim of genocide
Armenians
The name for Ottoman land subdivisions or provinces
Eyalets
The class of well-educated Muslim legal scholars
Ulama
The last sultan of the empire
Mehmed IV
Considered the founder of the Turkish republic
Mustafa Kemal Ataturk
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Level 67
May 17, 2018
Nicopolis is misspelt; please accept ulema for ulama; Should not vilayet and pashalik be acceptable as subdivisions of the empire?