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The Murder of Patrona Halil and his Fellow Rebels by Jean Baptiste Vanmour (1671-1737) oil on canvas, c. 1730-1737. After Mahmud I ascended the throne, the rebels continued to sow unrest. They tried to gain positions in the government and demanded ever more power. With a sham excuse, Mahmud I summoned them to the palace, where they were killed one by one. Patrona Halil is being overpowered on the right.

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The Murder of Patrona Halil and his Fellow Rebels by Jean Baptiste Vanmour (1671-1737) oil on canvas, c. 1730-1737.  After Mahmud I ascended the throne, the rebels continued to sow unrest.  They tried to gain positions in the government and demanded ever more power.  With a sham excuse, Mahmud I summoned them to the palace, where they were killed one by one.  Patrona Halil is being overpowered on the right.