Any relationship between two countries is not just depending on current event happening in their country but also depends on lots of thing like current politics in country and world, wars, benefit of county, religious difference between two counties, relationship with powerful countries and so on. Same thing happen here, relationship between France and Ottoman Empire not just for political but more than that.
Relationship between France and Ottoman Empire was dramatic and more depend on other thing like Habsburg family and other thing. Habsburg family is most powerful and dominated in Europe during early modern era. This family rules in Spain, Germany, Hungary and other country. So, France and Ottoman Empire both had problem with him. They could not defeat Habsburg family in war because they had more powerful army with new technology. Due to that reason, they had good relationship during pre-modern era.
First stapes was taken by French king to create relationship with Ottoman Empire. There are one big reason was that Habsburg family was surrounding by French1. So, French was felling separate from other world because of that, and the king of French Francis-I felt uncomfortable and unsecure about that. So, He went to secure about his state’s territory. So He made good relationship with Ottoman Empire. Ottoman Empire was Muslim country. And at that time it tried to increase size of Ottoman Empire and religious. At that time, it continuously attacked on Europe
1. The Ottoman Turks in sixteen century French Diplomacy (16th century journal)
countries. It got good achievement as for example, it won conventional. They tried to destroy every thing which came in its way. They killed every people who were not follower of Muslim. However, French increase relationship with Ottoman. Because, they knew that enemy’s enemy is friend. First step was taken by French king. He sent one person to increase relationship. But first person was murdered by someone and stolen...