Murad IV Ghazi  (July 26/27, 1612 – February 9, 1640) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1623 to 1640, known both for restoring the authority of the state and for the brutality of his methods. Murad IV was born in Constantinople, the son of Sultan Ahmed I (1603–17) and the ethnic GreekValide Sultan Kadinefendi Kösem Sultan (also known as Mahpeyker), originally named Anastasia. Brought to power by a palace conspiracy in 1623, he succeeded his uncle Mustafa I (1617–18, 1622–23). He was…

Murad IV Ghazi

Murad IV Ghazi (July 1612 – February was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1623 to known both for restoring the authority of the state and for the brutality of his method…

Sultan Murad IV (Metin Akdülger)

Sultan Murad IV (Metin Akdülger)

Muhteşem Yüzyıl Kösem Sultan Murad IV

Muhteşem Yüzyıl Kösem Sultan Murad IV

Ottoman miniature painting depicting Murad IV during dinner. Reigned from 1623-1640

Murat IV with dishes.Dördüncü Murat ve tabaklar, Osmanlı Minyatürü

During his childhood sultan Murad IV received a good education and learned about state affairs while growing up (1623-1632), and then he struggled for strengthening the state and expanding the territories especially between 1632 until his death in 1640. When he took the control of the state at the age of 21, he took some extreme precautions in order to eliminate the corruption within the Empire, banned the use of alcohol and tobacco, implemented severe measures for the regular collection of…

Sultan Murad IV ruled the Ottoman Empire between as the sultan of the Ottoman Empire.

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