The Ottoman Empire, also historically known in Western Europe as the Turkish Empire or simply Turkey, was a state that controlled much of southeastern Europe, western Asia and northern Africa between the 14th and early 20th centuries. Founded: 1299 Area: 695,000 mi² Date dissolved: November 1, 1922 Government: Constitutional monarchy, Absolute monarchy Turkey’s New Maps Are Reclaiming the Ottoman Empire: Erdogan’s aggressive nationalism is now spilling over Turkey’s borders, grabbing land in Greece and Iraq. http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/10/23/turkeys-religious-nationalists-want-ottoman-borders-iraq-erdogan/ So the king of the north shall come, and cast up a mount, and take the most fenced cities: and the arms of the...
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