Kaygusuz Abdal
Kaygusuz Abdal (1341-1444) was a Turkish folk poet of the 14th century.
In the 14th century Alaiye was the capital of the small Alaiye beylik (principality). Kaygusuz Abdal was born in or near to ...
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Turahan Bey
Turahan Bey or Turakhan Beg (Turkish: Turahan Bey/Beğ; Albanian: Turhan Bej; Greek: Τουραχάνης, Τουραχάν μπέης or Τουραχάμπεης; died in 1456) was a prominent Ottoman military commander and...
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Byzantine civil war of 1373-1379
The Byzantine civil war of 1373–1379 was a military conflict fought in the Byzantine Empire between Byzantine Emperor John V Palaiologos and his son, Andronikos IV Palaiologos, also growing into an Ot...
Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha
Çandarlı Kara Halil Hayreddin Pasha, also known as Çandarlı Halil Pasha the Elder, was the first Grand Vizier of Murad I's reign. He was also technically the first in Ottoman history who held the titl...
Hacı Pasha
Hacı Pasha was an Ottoman statesman. He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1348 to 1349. Little else is known about him other than his role as grand vizier.
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Kera Tamara
Kera Tamara (Bulgarian: Кера Тамара) was the daughter of the Bulgarian Emperor Ivan Alexander and his second wife Sarah-Theodora. Kera Tamara was a sister of Ivan Shishman and Ivan Sratsimir. She ...
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Sinanüddin Fakih Yusuf Pasha
Sinanüddin Fakih Yusuf Pasha was an Ottoman statesman. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1349 to 1364. He served as the last grand vizier of sultan Orhan and the first grand vizier of sul...
Murad I
Murad I (Ottoman Turkish: مراد اول) (Turkish: I. Murat Hüdavendigâr) (nicknamed Hüdavendigâr, from Persian خداوندگار Khodāvandgār, "the God-like One" – but meaning "sovereign" in this context)...
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Osman I
Osman I or Osman Gazi (Ottoman Turkish: عثمان غازى Osman Ghazi; Turkish: I. Osman or Osman Bey or Osman Gazi or Osman Gazi Han; 1258–1326), sometimes transliterated in the past as Othman or Ot...
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Pasha Yiğit Bey
Pasha Yiğit Bey or Saruhanli Pasha Yiğit Bey (Bosnian: Pašait-beg, also Pasaythus or Basaitus d. 1413) was an Ottoman civil and military officer at the end of the 14th and beginning of the 15th ce...
Çandarlı Ali Pasha
Çandarlı Ali Pasha (died December 18, 1406) was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1387 until 1406, under sultan Bayezid I and, during the Ottoman Interregnum, Süleyman Çelebi.As a member of ...
Alaeddin Pasha (vizier)
Alaeddin Pasha was the first Ottoman grand vizier. His father's name was Kemalettin, and thus he was usually called Hacı Kemalettin oğlu Alaeddin Pasha or Alaeddin bin Hacı Kemalletin, meaning "son of...
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Devlet Shah Hatun
Devlet Hatun (Ottoman Turkish: دولت شاه خاتون; died January 1414; meaning "State"; also known as Devletşah) was the wife of Sultan Bayezid I and the mother of Sultan Mehmed I.
Devlet Hatun was...
Kasim Pasha
Kasim Pasha or Kasem Pasha (fl. 1442–43) was the beylerbey of Rumelia in the Ottoman Empire and one of the commanders of the Ottoman forces during the Crusade of Varna in 1443 and 1444.When Rume...
Hacı İlbey
Hacı İlbey (also known as Hadji Ilbeg; c. 1305–1371) was an Ottoman commander during the early years of the empire.
He was probably born around 1305 in Balıkesir, northwestern Anatolia. He was a ...
Köse Mihal
Köse Mihal (13th century – c. 1340); (English: Michael the beardless, and Michael with the goatee) accompanied Osman al-Ghazi in his ascent to power as an Emir and founder of the Ottoman Empire. He i...
Gazi Evrenos
Evrenos or Evrenuz (Gazi Hadji Evrenos Bey; d. at 17 November 1417 in Yenice-i Vardar) was an Ottoman military commander, with an unlikely long-lived career and lifetime. He served as general under Sü...
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Alaeddin Pasha
Alaeddin Bey, or Alaeddin Pasha, was the brother of Orhan I Ghazi, who succeeded their father, Osman I Ghazi, in the leadership of the Ottoman Empire. It is not certain whether Alaeddin or Orhan was t...
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Bayezid I
Bayezid I (Ottoman Turkish: بايزيد اول; Turkish: 1. Beyazıt; nicknamed Yıldırım (Ottoman Turkish: ییلدیرم), "The Lightning"; 1360 – 8 March 1403) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1389...
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Çandarlı family
The Çandarlı family was a prominent Turkish political family which provided the Ottoman Empire with five grand viziers during the 14th and 15th centuries. At the time, it was the second most important...
Lala Şahin Pasha
Lala Şahin Pasha (Turkish: Lala Şahin Paşa; 1330 – after 1388) was the first Beylerbey of Rumelia. He was the teacher (lala) of Sultan Murad I, and when Murad succeeded the throne, Şahin led the O...
Sheik Edebali
Sheikh Edebali (1258–1326), also referred as Balışeyh, was a highly influential Turkish Sufi Sheikh, who helped shape and develop the policies of the growing Ottoman State. A descendant of Banu Tamim ...
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Malkoçoğlu family
The Malkoçoğlu family (Turkish: Malkoçoğulları, Malkoçoğlu ailesi) was one of the families that led the akıncı corps in Ottoman Empire between the 14th-16th centuries. They served mainly in the Ba...
Isak-Beg
Ishak Bey or Isak-Beg was an Ottoman governor and soldier, the sanjakbey of Üsküb from 1415 to 1439.
According to some sources he was a member of the Bosnian Hranušić family, released slave and ad...
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Devlet Hatun
Devlet Hātûn (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Daulat Hātûn Hazretleri, Ottoman Turkish: دولت شاه خاتون, c. ? - c, January 1414) (Daulat meaning "State"), also known as Devlet, was the twelfth wife of ...
Süleyman Pasha (son of Orhan)
Süleyman Pasha (c. 1316–1357) was the eldest son of Orhan I, the second bey of the newly established Ottoman Empire.
Süleyman Pasha struck a bold blow to the weakened Byzantine Empire, which gave ...
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Mal Hatun
Malhun Hatun (died November 1323, other names Mal Hatun, Mala Hatun, Kameriye Sultana) was the first wife of Osman I, the leader of the Ottoman Turks and the founder of the dynasty that established a...
Constantine Dragaš
Konstantin Dejanović (Serbian Cyrillic: Константин Дејановић), also known as Constantine Dragaš (Константин Драгаш; fl. 1365-1395) was a Serbian magnate that ruled a large province in eastern Mace...
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