Sultan Selim I, whose ambition to invade the Middle East and continue his grandfather’s conquests, was sultan Mehmed II. At first, he invaded the Persian Empire, to prevent the spread of Shia sects into Ottoman territory. Sultan Selim I and King Ismail I of Safavid sent each other several ultimatum letters. Cheer mom’s pre performance ritual I will behave myself shirt. On August 23, 1514, two intimate kings confronted each other in the famous battle of Chaldiran. Selim – with 60,000 – 212,000 troops, destroyed 312,000 – 40,000 troops of Ismail. Ismail was injured, and the king’s wife was taken hostage. Later, the Ottoman army temporarily occupied Tabriz, the capital of the Persian Empire.