The Face of DarknessInterregnum Period (1402-1413)

Although Bursa was developing fastly in the Ottomanperiod, after Ottomans were defeated by Timur,who had had the support of Anatolian Principalities,it was sacked and the whole city was set tofire including Ulucami by Timur’s soldiers. Then,for a certain period, the city was ruled by sons ofY›ld›r›m Bayez›d.The bloody clashes among the princes began withthe coming of Isa Çelebi, one of Y›ld›r›m’s sons, toBursa with some pashas and declaring his sovereigntyfollowing the Ankara war, has ended afterÇelebi Mehmet ascended the throne.