Murad II was born in 1402. His father was Mehmed I and his mother
was Emine Sultana from the Dulkadirogullari State. He was a tall
man with light complexion, he had a falcon nose and a beautiful
face. He spent his chilhood in Amasya and he ascended to the throne
at the age of 19. He was a perfect orator. His greatest happiness
in life was his excellent son Mehmed (Mehmet the ConquerorMurad
II was essentially a man of peace and he prefered to lead a quiet
life. But, he had wars and threats of wars thrust continually upon
him. He was a very bold, energetic soldier and he ruled his country
gloriously and honourably for 30 years. He won the love and respect
of the Ottoman people for his spirit of honour and justice, his
sincerity and simplicity).
His Wifes : Alime Hatun, Yeni Hatun, Huma Hatun, Tacunnisa
Hatice Halime Hatun, Mara Hatun.
His Sons : Mehmed II (The Conqueror), Ahmed, Alaeddin, Orhan,
His Daughters : Sehzade and Fatma Sultana.