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#98: Timur the Tatar's Revenge on Bayezit-When an Emperor Literally Made a Sultan His Footstool

#98: Timur the Tatar's Revenge on Bayezit-When an Emperor Literally Made a Sultan His Footstool

One of the most chilling stories of revenge is Timur the Tatar's defeat of Ottoman Sultan Bayezit and literally making him his footstool. The humiliation likely led to his death.

Learn about the clash of these two Middle East titans and what drove Timur to pursue revenge so ruthlessly.

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