Titel: Prisoners and detainees of the Ottoman Empire
People executed by the Ottoman Empire, Prisoners who died in Ottoman detention, World War I prisoners of war held by the Ottoman Empire, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Vasil Levski, Bahá'u'lláh, Ali Pasha, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Nicholas Mavrogenes.
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12. Juni 2011 - kartoniert - 48 Seiten
Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 46. Chapters: People executed by the Ottoman Empire, Prisoners who died in Ottoman detention, World War I prisoners of war held by the Ottoman Empire, `Abdu'l-Bahá, Vasil Levski, Bahá'u'lláh, Ali Pasha, Constantin Brâncoveanu, Nicholas Mavrogenes, David of Trebizond, Constantine Hangerli, Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend, Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria, Marco Antonio Bragadin, Daskalogiannis, John Alcock, Loukas Notaras, Kyprianos, S. F. Newcombe, Petru Cercel, Dionysius the Philosopher, Yurii Khmelnytsky, Charles John Melliss, G. A. Beazeley, Francis Yeats-Brown, Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople, Georgi Izmirliev, Godfrey Elton, 1st Baron Elton, Stefan Karadzha, Çandarli Halil Pasha, Bacho Kiro, Astorre Baglioni, Abdullah bin Saud, Niccolò Gattilusio, Moisi Arianit Golemi, Mullá 'Alíy-i-Bastámí, Stefan Cantacuzino, John III the Terrible, Çorlulu Ali Pasha, Konstantinos Giannias, E. H. Jones, Ecumenical Patriarch Parthenius III of Constantinople, Ilija Gregoric, Thymios Vlachavas, C. W. Hill. Excerpt: Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: , originally spelled ¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿¿, pronounced ) was the nickname of Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿ ¿¿¿¿¿¿; 18 July 1837-18 February 1873), a Bulgarian revolutionary renowned as the national hero of Bulgaria. Dubbed the Apostle of Freedom, Levski ideologised and strategised a revolutionary movement to liberate Bulgaria from Ottoman rule. Founding the Internal Revolutionary Organisation, Levski sought to foment a nationwide uprising through a network of secret regional committees. Born in the sub-Balkan town of Karlovo to middle class parents, Levski became an Orthodox monk before emigrating to join the two Bulgarian Legions in Serbia and other Bulgarian revolutionary groups. Abroad, he acquired the nickname Levski, "Leonine". After working as a teacher in Bulgarian lands, he propagated his views and developed the concept of his Bulgaria-based revolutionary organisation, an innovative idea that superseded the foreign-based detachment strategy of the past. In Romania, Levski helped institute the Bulgarian Revolutionary Central Committee, composed of Bulgarian expatriates. During his tours of Bulgaria, Levski established a wide network of insurrectionary committees. Ottoman authorities, however, captured him at an inn near Lovech and executed him by hanging in Sofia. Levski looked beyond the act of liberation: he envisioned a "pure and sacred" Bulgarian republic of ethnic and religious equality. His concepts have been described as a struggle for human rights, inspired by the progressive liberalism of the French Revolution and 19th century Western European society. Levski is commemorated with monuments in Bulgaria, and numerous national institutions bear his name. In 2007, he topped a nationwide television poll as the all-time greatest Bulgarian. In 1396 or 1422, the medieval Bulgarian Empire had ceased to exist, falling under full Ottoman domination. The inegalitarian Ottoman millet system had turned the Bulgarians and other Christian subj