Event: The Tanzimat Are Issued

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Sultan Abd al-Majid issues an edict, a Hatt-ı Hümâyun (known as Tanzimat), whose purpose is to reform and modernize the Ottoman Empire.

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Timeline Date: 
1856/2/18
Computed Date: 
1856/02/18
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