Rebellions in the Ottoman Empire (in Turkey)
During the 623-year existence of the Ottoman Empire, there were many rebellions. Some of these rebellions were in fact interregnum (such as Cem’s rebellion). Some were national uprisings (such as Greek War of Independence). In the list below only those rebellions confined to Turkey, the heartland of Ottoman Empire are shown.
Most of the rebellions are here named after their leader.
|Name of rebellion||Place||Duration|
|Sheikh Bedrettin||Karaburun, Aegean Region||1416|
|Şahkulu||Antalya, Mediterranean Region||1511|
|Celali||series of rebellions; most of Anatolia||1519-1656|
|Abaza||Eastern Anatolia - Central Anatolia||1622-1628|
|Abaza Hasan Revolt||Anatolia||1658-1659|
|Atçalı Kel Mehmet||Aydın, Aegean Region||1829-1830|