Turkish historical series

List of the best Turkish historical series selected by visitors to our site: Magnificent Century, Kurt Seyit and Şura, The Rose and the Thorn, Filinta: An Ottoman Policeman, Payitaht Abdulhamid, Wolf, Mehmed: The Conqueror, Victorious Mehmets.

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Magnificent Century (2011)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography, history
PlotLove, Relationship

Muhteşem Yüzyıl is a prime time historical Turkish television series. It was originally broadcast on Show TV and then transferred to Star TV. It is based on the life of Suleiman the Magnificent, the longest reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire, and his wife Hürrem Sultan, a slave girl who became a Sultan.

Kurt Seyit and Şura (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, history
PlotJealousy, Mystery, Deception
PlaceTurkey, Russia

A Turkish lieutenant and the daughter of Russian nobles fight for their love against forces of family and social expectation and historical events.

The Rose and the Thorn (2004)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, history

Events occurred in Turkey in late seventies and early eighties.

Filinta: An Ottoman Policeman (2014)
Markimdb: 6.7
StyleFascinating, Twisted plot

"Carbine" The first Ottoman crime show of television history, -Filinta- is a show that presents notions of rights, justice, camaraderie, fellowship and love. Mustafa is a very smart, skillful, handsome young man. He serves as a policeman with his best friend Ali, who is also an orphan like Mustafa. Kadı Gıyaseddin is a -kadı- (judge) who belongs to a well-established family, and was trained in Damascus, Bukhara, Cairo and Konya from an early age. He is of an easy-going and coolheaded temperament. He shows us his refined wisdom in every scene. He also has trained sultans sons at the palace. He is a former mentor of the Sultan. Our story begins with a conspiracy against Mustafa and Ali.

Payitaht Abdulhamid (2017)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genreaction, drama, history
PlotWar, Politics
Time19th century

The fight of Abdulhamid II to keep Ottoman Empire and caliphate alive.

Wolf (2018)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genreaction, thriller, military, history
StyleAction, Spectacular, Based on real events

Tasked with risky missions across Turkey, members of a special-operations police unit confront danger and tragedy both on the field and at home.

Mehmed: The Conqueror (2018)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genreaction, military, history
CharactersKings, Horses
PlotLove, Death, Power
StyleAction, Spectacular

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Victorious Mehmets (2018)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genremilitary, history
CharactersSoldier, Heroes, Military
StyleSpectacular, Fascinating

During World War I, a group of determined soldiers fights to defend Ottoman territory against English invasion.