Hürrem and Suleiman
Title: True Love, Deadly Consequences
Dates: 1494 - 1566
Era in History: Great Age of the Ottoman Empire; Early Modern
Summary: An enslaved woman caught the eye of the Sultan, and the Ottoman Empire was never the same again. Together, this couple's love story challenged conventions and torpedoed traditions. And while they may have lived happily ever after, their love had deadly consequences.
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