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Purpose: WikiProject Ottoman Empire (or WP:Ottoman for short) is meant to set a public forum for Wikipedia editors interested in improving and maintaining articles related to Ottoman Empire, with a primary focus upon the history and achievements of the Ottoman Empire societies.

Issues for discussion on this forum: identifying articles and topics in the scope of this project, discussing ways to improve article standards, coordinating collaborations and article improvement efforts, developing standards and guidelines designed to achieve consistency between related articles, rating articles by appropriate standards and classes and organizing the articles by suitable categories and links.

Project structure: The WikiProject's main page includes the following elements:

  • An introduction to the project's scope, its goals, and its subject area
  • A list of the members and participants of the project
  • An assessment of the current status of the articles within the scope of the project
  • A catalog of all the templates and categories related to Ottoman Empire and its WikiProject
Borders of the Ottoman Empire (1683) (See: list of territories)

The Ottoman Empire or Ottoman State was an empire that lasted from 1299 to November 1, 1922 (as an imperial monarchy) or July 24, 1923 (de jure, as a state.) It was succeeded by the Republic of Turkey, which was officially proclaimed on October 29, 1923.

At the height of its power (16th–17th century), it spanned three continents, controlling much of Southeastern Europe, Western Asia and North Africa. The Ottoman Empire contained 29 provinces and numerous vassal states; some of which were later absorbed into the empire, while others gained various types of autonomy during the course of centuries. The empire also temporarily gained authority over distant overseas lands through declarations of allegiance to the Ottoman Sultan and Caliph, such as the declaration by the Sultan of Aceh in 1565; or through the temporary acquisitions of islands in the Atlantic Ocean, such as Lanzarote (1585).

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The main goals of this WikiProject are to:

  • To improve all Ottoman Empire related content (see scope for details).
  • To organize articles related to the Ottoman Empire (see scope for details).

Ottoman Empire, political divisions of the Ottoman Empire, rulers and residents of the Ottoman Empire, Wars and Theatres of the Ottoman Empire, etc...

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  1. Al Ameer son (talk · contribs) (charter)
  2. EvKnight13 (talk · contribs) (charter)
  3. mynameinc (talk · contribs) (charter)
  4. Thetruthonly (talk · contribs) (charter)
  5. Tobit2 (talk · contribs) (charter)
  6. Turco85 (talk · contribs) (charter)
  7. Aramgar (talk · contribs)
  8. TA-ME (talk · contribs)
  9. Cplakidas (talk · contribs)
  10. Diaa abdelmoneim (talk · contribs)
  11. Burningview (talk · contribs)
  12. Trakov (talk · contribs)
  13. Zuzzerack (talk · contribs) interest in history, contribution in the manner of copyeditting and adding more content
  14. Laurinavicius (talk · contribs) "interest in history, contribution in the manner of copyeditting and adding more content" Zuzzerack said it all for me :D
  15. Ykidwai (talk · contribs) Studied informally in Ottoman history from the Ottoman perspective
  16. Nedim Ardoğa (talk · contribs)
  17. Antidiskriminator (talk · contribs) Ottoman history on Balkan
  18. Gaius Claudius Nero (talk · contribs) Ottoman Albanian history
  19. Mdupont (talk · contribs) Need help on the Prizren article and articles in Kosovo in general, they are missing information about the ottoman times.
  20. bobrayner (talk · contribs) Recently created about 30 articles on Ottoman taxation &c. Happy to dig deep in the library if anybody needs help building well-sourced articles...
  21. Kaveh94 (talk · contribs)
  22. Ottomanfan (talk · contribs)
  23. Rereward (talk · contribs) Ottoman history in Albania
  24. The Editors United (talk · contribs)
  25. Zoupan (talk · contribs) - Balkans
  26. Ithinkicahn (talk · contribs)
  27. Tjlynnjr (talk · contribs)
Templates relevant to this Project (see also this category listing)
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Article templates (content related)
{{WikiProject Ottoman Empire}} Banner purpose: Project banner template; identifies in-scope articles, alerts other editors to this WikiProject. Also used for recording article assessments per the rating scheme via its parameters, there are other flags as well.

placement: On the talk page of relevant articles, at the top.

syntax:
{{WikiProject Ottoman Empire |class= |importance= }}

parameters: see Instructions for details.
action: automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Ottoman Empire articles, and other cats depending on the parameters assigned.

{{User WP Ottoman Empire}} Userbox purpose: identifies project participants
placement: somewhere in your user space
action: automatically assigns to Category:WikiProject Ottoman Empire participants
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  • Ottoman Empire Barnstar {{Ottoman Empire Barnstar |message - ~~~~}} - for any extraordinary contribution(s) to Ottoman Empire-related topics.

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