2 Osman I(Political Leader)
Osman I was the founder of the Ottoman dynasty, which ruled the Ottoman Empire between 1299 and 1922. One of the most important historical figures in Turkey, Osman I is often depicted in popular culture. Interestingly, he is also one of the least documented leaders of the Ottoman Turks, making the factual information of his biographies questionable.
3 Hayreddin Barbarossa(Ottoman admiral)
5 Heraclius(Emperor of Byzantine Empire)
A skilled military leader, Heraclius was also deeply religious, having once read out passages from the Bible when his men wanted to invade Persia. He also treated his prisoners with respect. He is best remembered for his exploits in the Byzantine–Sasanian War and his clashes with the Arabs.
6 Enver Pasha(Minister of War of the Ottoman Empire (1914-18))
7 Piri Reis(Ottoman Admiral, Geographer, Cartographer.)
Piri Reis was an Ottoman navigator, admiral, cartographer, and geographer. He is best remembered for his Book of Navigation, which contains maps and charts and information on navigational techniques. He gained international recognition in 1929 when a portion of his first world map was discovered at the Topkapı Palace in Turkey. Piri Reis finds mention in several popular video games.
8 Ammianus Marcellinus(Soldier,historian)
9 Nikephoros II Phokas(Emperor)
10 Djemal Pasha(Military leader)
11 Cemal Gürsel(Politician, Officer)
12 Osman Nuri Pasha(Military Commander)
13 Fevzi Çakmak(Politician, Military personnel)
14 Isaac I Komnenos(Military officer)
15 Hakan Fidan(Chief of the National Intelligence Organization of Turkey since 2015)
16 Romanos I Lekapenos(Byzantine-Armenian Naval Admiral became Byzantine emperor and reigned from December 919)
17 Midhat Pasha(Political figure)
18 Mahmud Shevket Pasha(Statesman)
19 Aristagoras(Political leader)
Aristagoras was a political leader who led the Ionian city of Miletus during the initial stages of the Ionian Revolt against the Achaemenid Empire. The son-in-law of Histiaeus, who had ruled Miletus in the 6th century BC, Aristagoras inherited the tyranny from his father-in-law and led Miletus in the late 6th century and early 5th century BC.