Turgut Alp || Biography, Real Name and Facts

Turgut Alp

Turgut Alp was a true ally, a close ally, and the most loyal friend of the warrior and leader Ertugrul Ghazi. Turgut Alp was one of the most famous warriors of the Ottoman Empire. His ax was very famous. Turgut Alp was also on the list of conquerors of the Ottoman Empire.


Turgut Alp had only one son, Elias Bay. Alkan Bes Masjid Konak Mahalsi was named after his son. Although little is known about his private life, it is well known that he is not only a historical figure but also a legend. There are also personalities that appear in folk tales.



In addition to this claim, his war plans and actions are recorded in earlier Ottoman history and in some Byzantine sources. ۔ In the first Ottoman conquest and in all his subsequent conquests, Turgut was with Alp Osman. In 1299, Uthman sent Targhot to conquer the city of Angol in northwestern Turkey, where he ruled peacefully for 36 years.


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After Osman’s death, Turgut Alp also supported his son Orhan Ghazi. Turgut Alp supported him after the victory as his most trusted advisor. Turgut Alp was the leader of the Alps in the lives of Ertugrul, Osman and Orhan.


In 1877, five hundred years after his death, a period of war between the Russian and Turkish empires, a new city emerged within the Ottoman Empire, called Turgut alp. The city was named after Turgut Alp. It was proposed by the Ottoman Sultan. It is located in the Soma district of Manisa province, Turkey.


Turgut Alp was martyred in a famous battle at the age of 125, in which he also had his famous ax in his hand. He was buried in the village of Turgutalp in the Anigol district of Turkey. There is also a tomb outside the tomb of Airtigloul, but it is honorary. In the PTV series Ertugrul, Cengiz Coşkun was playing the role of Turgut Alp. And now they will be seen in action in Kurulus Osman (Establishment of Ottoman Empire)

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