|Father||: Murad Hudavendigar|
|Mother||: Gulcicek Hatun|
|Date of Birth||: 1360|
|Date of Death||: 8 March 1403|
|Reign||: 1389 - 1403|
Bayezid was born in Edirne in 1360. His father was Murad I and his mother was Gulcicek Sultana. Bayezid had a round face, light complexion, ram nose, hazel eyes, blond hair, thick beard and large shoulders. Because of his bravery, he was called as �Yildirim�(thunderbolt).
He spent his childhood with his brothers in the Bursa Palace. He was educated by the famous scholars of the time. In his youth, he was appointed as the governor of Kutahya province. Due to Sultan Murad�s (Murad I) testament, he crowned in 1389 at the age of 29.
In Serbia, Stefan Lazaroevic son of the King Lazar crowned king. He came to Edirne for the peace treaty and he gave his sister to Bayezid and with this marriage, Ottoman � Serbian friendship was accomplished.
Unfortunately, Bayezid, was defeated in the Ankara War by Timur (the Mongolian Khan). Timur slaved him and Bayezid died in seven months twelve days. His sultanate took 13 very victorious years but ended very sadly.
His sons : Musa Celebi, Suleyman Celebi, Mustafa Celebi, Isa Celebi
His daughters : Fatma Sultana
|STRUGGLE with the TURKISH PRINCIPALITIES|
|1st SIEGE of CONSTANTINOPLE|
|The BATTLE of NIGBOLU|
|The BATTLE of ANKARA|