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The fall of Constantinople

How did it happen?

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The city of Constantinople remained the capital city of the Eastern Roman Empire for more than one thousand years and finally, it fell at the hands of Turks on 29 May 1453. From the conquest of Bursa in 1324 by the Orhan son of Osman-I, Turks were expanding their influence in the Eastern Mediterranean and Balkan. Finally, Sultan Mehmed-II was able to conquer the main city of…

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