Capture of Algiers (1516)
The Capture of Algiers in 1516 was accomplished by the Ottoman brothers Oruç and Hayreddin Barbarossa against Sālim al-Tūmī, the ruler of the city of Algiers.
In 1510, the Spaniards had establishe...
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Emine Hatun
Emine Hatun (c. 1389 – c. 1449) was the third wife of the Ottoman sultan Mehmed I, valide sultan to their son Murad II, and the grandmother of Mehmed the Conqueror.
She was married to Mehmed I in ...
Ayşe Hafsa Sultan
Ayşe Hafsa Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Ayşe Hafsa Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; Ottoman Turkish: عائشہ حفصہ سلطان‎; 5 December 1479 – 19 March 1534), or in short, Hafsa Sultan,...
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Elijah Mizrachi
Elijah Mizrachi (Hebrew: אליהו מזרחי) (c. 1455 – 1525 or 1526) was a Talmudist and posek, an authority on Halakha. He is best known for his Sefer ha-Mizrachi, a supercommentary on Rashi's commen...
Mahmud Pasha Angelović
Mahmud Pasha Angelovic (Serbo-Croatian: Mahmud-paša Anđelović, Cyrillic: Махмуд-паша Анђеловић; Turkish: Veli Mahmud Paşa; 1420–1474) was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1456 to 14...
Hayreddin Barbarossa
Hayreddin Barbarossa, or Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha (Turkish: Barbaros Hayreddin (Hayrettin) Paşa or Hızır Hayreddin (Hayrettin) Paşa; also Hızır Reis before being promoted to the rank of Pasha an...
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Ayşe Hatun I
Gülbahar Hatun (Ottoman Turkish: گل بهار خاتون; c. ? – 19 November 1505), Gül-Bahar Hatun was the eighth wife of Sultan Bayezid II and the mother of Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire.
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 ...
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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Ahmed Bican Yazıcıoğlu
Ahmed Bican Yazıcıoğlu (? - ca. 1466) was an Ottoman author most noted for the cosmography titled Dürr-i Meknûn, the authorship of which is usually attributed to him.
Little is known of Yazıcıoğlu...
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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Sultan Cem
Sultan Cem or Cem Sultan (December 22, 1459–February 25, 1495) ([ˈd͡ʒem sulˈtɑːn]; Ottoman Turkish: جم), also referred to as Jem Sultan, or Jem Zizim by the French, was a pretender to the Ottoman ...
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Murad II
Murad II Kodja (June 1404, Amasya – 3 February 1451, Edirne) (Ottoman Turkish: مراد ثانى Murād-ı sānī, Turkish:II. Murat) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1421 to 1451 (except for a period f...
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Mara Branković
Mara Branković (c. 1401 Vučitrn – 14 September 1487), also known as Sultana Marija, Mara Hatun, Despina Hatun, or Amerissa, was the daughter of Serbian monarch Đurađ (George) Branković and Eirene Kant...
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Mimar Sinan
Koca Mi'mâr Sinân Âğâ (Ottoman Turkish: معمار سينان; Modern Turkish: Mimar Sinan, [miːˈmaːɾ siˈnan], "Sinan the Architect") (c. 1489/1490 – July 17, 1588) was the chief Ottoman architect (Tu...
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Ishak Pasha
Ishak Pasha (Turkish: İshak Paşa; fl. 1469–died 1497) was an Ottoman general, statesman, and later Grand Vizier.
Halil Inalcik believes that Ishak Pasha is created by the confusion between sev...
Ali Qushji
Ala al-Dīn Ali ibn Muhammed (1403 – 16 December 1474), known as Ali Qushji (Ottoman Turkish/Persian language: علی قوشچی, kuşçu - falconer in Turkish; Latin: Ali Kushgii) was an astronomer, mathe...
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Skender Pasha
İskender Pasha Mihaloğlu (Turkish: Mihaloğlu İskender Paşa, Bosnian: Skender-paša Mihajlović; fl. 1478–1504), known simply as Skender Pasha, was the sanjakbey of the Bosnian Sanjak in period 1...
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...
Çandarlı Halil Pasha
Çandarlı Halil Pasha (died 1 June 1453), known as the Younger, was a highly influential Ottoman grand vizier under the sultans Murad II and, for the first few years of his reign, Mehmed II (from 1439 ...
Gülbahar Hatun II
Gülbahar Hatun (Ottoman Turkish: گل بهار خاتون; c. ? – 19 November 1505), Gül-Bahar Hatun was the eighth wife of Sultan Bayezid II and the mother of Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire.
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Isa-Beg Isaković
Isa-Beg Ishaković (Turkish: İshakoğlu İsa Bey) was an Ottoman general of Bosnian origin and the first governor of the Ottoman province of Bosnia. He ruled during the 1450s and 1460s. He made much ...
Rum Mehmed Pasha
Rum Mehmed Pasha was an Ottoman statesman of Greek descent. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1466 to 1469.Upon the urging of Karamanlı Mehmet Pasha, sultan Mehmet II the Conqueror dismis...
Mesih Pasha
Mesih Paşa or Misac Pasha (died November 1501) was an Ottoman statesman of Byzantine Greek origin, being a nephew of the last Byzantine emperor, Constantine XI Palaiologos. He served as Kapudan Pasha ...
Kurtoğlu Muslihiddin Reis
Kurtoğlu Muslihiddin Reis (1487 – c. 1535) was a privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Empire, as well as the Sanjak Bey (Provincial Governor) of Rhodes. He played an important role in the Ottoma...
Süleyman Çelebi
Süleyman Çelebi (1377 – February 17, 1411) was an Ottoman prince (Turkish: şehzade) and a co-ruler of the empire for several years during the Ottoman Interregnum. The name Çelebi is an honorific ...
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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