"Execute every act of thy life as though it were thy last." - Marcus Aurelius
WAR PEACE TRIBUTE ALLIANCES
CONVERSION CLAIMING THRONES
20th April 1530 Benin are annexed by the Ottoman Empire.
5th July 1530 the Orthodox heretics in Crete convert to the true Sunni faith.
22nd December 1532 the Catholic heretics in Veneto convert to the true Sunni faith.
18th October 1533 the Ottoman Empire creates an alliance with the Hedjaz.
27th February 1534 Hedjaz are diplomatically annexed by the Ottoman Empire.
27th February 1534 the Ottoman Empire claims the throne of Songhai.
1st January 1535 the Ottoman Empire joins Vijayangar’s alliance.
1st January 1535 the Ottoman Empire declares war Songhai.
14th January 1535 the Catholic heretics in Bosnia convert to the true Sunni faith.
11th June 1535 Songhai sue for peace, surrendering 225,000 ducats and swears fealty to the Ottoman Empire.
14th August 1535 the Ottoman Empire claims the throne of Almohad.
1st August 1536 the Ottoman Empire declares war on Almohad.
17th September 1536 the Catholic heretics in Odenburg convert to the true Sunni faith.
7th November 1536 the Orthodox heretics in Moldova convert to the true Sunni faith.
1st December 1536 Almohad sue for peace, surrendering 25,000 ducats and swears fealty to the Ottoman Empire.
12th June 1537 the Catholic heretics in Croatia convert to the true Sunni faith.
1st September 1538 the Ottoman Empire claims the throne of Astrakhan.
1st February 1539 the Ottoman Empire declares war on Astrakhan.
"Courage! Do not fall back; in a little the place will be yours. Watch! When the wind blows my banner against the bulwark, you shall take it" - Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc). 1429 - In the assault on the bridge at Orleans
“Frederick liked to say that three men behind the enemy were worth fifty in front of him.” - Colonel Ardant du Picq
Ottoman casualties for the motherland 1419 - 1539
Infantry = Combat 287,292 - Attrition 227,359 - Total 514,651
Cavalry = Combat 260,812 - Attrition 141,504 - Total 402,316
Cannon = Combat 8 - Total 8
Galley's = Combat 3 - Attrition 5 - Total 8
Warship's = Attrition 1 - Total 1
Bad Boy 1539 = 33.3