Crescent and star Turkey Ottoman 1865

 Turkey Ottoman 1888

Crescent and star Turkey Ottoman 1876

 Turkey Ottoman 1886

Crescent and star Turkey Ottoman 1867

 Turkey Ottoman 1884

Crescent and star Turkey Ottoman 1882

 Turkey Ottoman 1897

Ottoman Empire, empire created by Turkish tribes in Anatolia that grew to be one of the most powerful states in the world during the 15th and 16th centuries. The Ottoman period spanned more than 600 years and came to an end only in 1922, when it was replaced by the Turkish Republic