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Meaning & History

Turkish form of SOLOMON. Süleyman the Magnificent was a sultan of the Ottoman Empire in the 16th century. He expanded Ottoman territory into Europe and Persia, reformed the government, and completed several great building projects.
Other Languages & CulturesSulaiman, Sulayman Arabic Solomon Biblical Salomo Biblical Dutch Salomon Biblical French Salomo Biblical German Salomon Biblical Greek Shelomoh Biblical Hebrew Salomone Biblical Italian Salomon Biblical Latin Salomón Biblical Spanish Suljo Bosnian Salomon Danish Solomon English Salomon French Shalom, Shlomo Hebrew Suleiman History Salamon Hungarian Sulaiman Indonesian Solomon, Sol, Solly Jewish Sulaiman Malay Salomon Norwegian Salomão Portuguese Shalim Semitic Mythology Salomón Spanish Salomon Swedish Süleýman Turkmen Zalman Yiddish
Same SpellingSüleýman


Süleyman the Magnificent depicted in an Ottoman miniatureSüleyman the Magnificent depicted in an Ottoman miniature
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute