Author(s): Burak Gani EROL
Between 1250-1517 the Mamluks in Egypt, Syria and Hejaz in the political, military and economic authority have established. 267 years of managing these areas have their military orders. The Mamluks, a military structure, which is based on ground troops had essentially. Maritime activities, as well, according to their importance, can be said to perform great success the coast of the Mediterranean and the Red Sea. Geographical discoveries that took place the last period of the Mamluks and this discoveries at the most important events in the history of the world. Portugal Prince Henrique known adjectives that sailor or seaman (1394-1460) gave all the facilities of the state under the order of sailors and asked them to explore new places and so the world entered a new era. The Portuguese came to India, the Red Sea region, the Mamluks, meantime the only ruler of the region and they fought with Portuguese until Ottomans beat them. Geographical Discoveries and the Mamluks-Portuguese struggles the subject of this study.