The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors

The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors is a 2013 BBC Two documentary in three parts presented by Rageh Omaar.[1] The series covers the origins of the Ottoman Empire; contrasts the empire under Suleiman the Magnificent with that of Abdul-Hamid II; and covers the demise of the Empire after the First World War.

The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors
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Directed byGillian Bancroft
Presented byRageh Omaar
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original language(s)English
No. of series1
No. of episodes3
Executive producer(s)Mile Smith
Producer(s)Gillian Bancroft
Running time59-60 mins
Original networkBBC Two
Picture format16:9 1080i
Audio formatStereo
Original release6 October (2013-10-06) –
20 October 2013 (2013-10-20)


# Title Date of transmission Viewers
1"Episode 1"6 October 2013 (2013-10-06)1,300,000
2"Episode 2"13 October 2013 (2013-10-13)1,000,000
3"Episode 3"20 October 2013 (2013-10-20)1,000,000

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  1. ^ "The Ottomans: Europe's Muslim Emperors". BBC. September 2013. Retrieved 6 September 2013.

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