Ertugrul Ghazi History: Ertugrul Ghazi is an Islamic historic warrior who was the father of Kurulus Osman, the founder of Ottoman Caliphate. He was the most famous man of his era. History is silent about the birth year of Ertugrul but knows his death year. The man died in 1280 A.D. He belonged to the Kayi tribe which was one of the twelve tribes of Oghuz khan’s sons.
Ertugrul was the son of Suleman Shah. Suleman Shah is known as the man of traditions. Kayi tribe belongs to western Central Asia. They came to Anatolia as they want escape from Mongol conquests. Haima Hatu was the mother of Ertugrul and known as the most respectful lady in Turkey.
Ertugrul Ghazi Family
Dirilis Ertugrul is known as the son of Suleman Shah but some history writer oppose this. They refer Dirilis Ertugrul as the son of Gunduz Alp. Also, they write Ertugrul had three other brothers Gundoghdu Bey, Sungurtekin Bey and Dündar Bey. Dundar Bey and Ertugrul had the same mother but other two sons were from first wife of Suleman shah.
Halima Sultan was the wife of Ertugrul Ghazi and she was a Seljuk princes. Kurulus Osman was the eldest son of Ertugrul Ghazi. Artughrul had two or three other sons Saru Batu Savcı Bey and Gündüz Alp. Osman was the founder of Ottoman Empire which led the Muslims for more than 600 years from 1291 to 1924.
Companions of Dirilis Ertugrul
Turgut Alp, Doğan Alp and Bamsi Beyrek rae some famous names in the friends list of Urtugrul. These three men were the most loyal to Ertugrul. From these three, Turgut Alp and Dogan Alp were blood brothers. All these worked as the right hand of Ertugrul to win all the battles.
Turgut Alp also worked with the son of Ertugrul Osman. He embraced martyred at the age of 125 years and at that time he was fighting in a war. Bamsi had also an interesting history. He used to fight with two swords at a time. Bamsi had a very harsh attitude for the enemies of Ertugrul.
Enemies of Ertugrul Ghazi
Kayi tribe first faced Mongols and they had to migrate because of them. Noyan is a famous name from Mongol side who was defeated by Ertugrul. He was the right hand of Mongol king Ogtai Khan. Oghtai khan was the son of Genghis Khan and the father of Hulagu Khan.
Kayi tribe also had wars with Byzantines and Cavdar tribe. Hstry shows Kayi tribe won all these battles.
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