Visited here on my way to South Bend this June. I could have stayed for days. A. Lincoln is one of the most revered men in history worldwide. But he was much more complex than more people realize. I encourage anyone who is a student of history to study him more, especially some of the more recent scholarly writings.
Mehmed II was Sultan of the Ottoman Empire for a short time from 1444 to September 1446, and later from February 1451 to 1481. At the age of 21, he conquered Constantinople and brought an end to the Byzantine Empire, absorbing its administrative apparatus into the Ottoman state.