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Ottoman campaign against Hormuz
The Ottoman campaign against Hormuz took place in 1552-54. An Ottoman fleet led by Admiral Piri Reis and Seydi Ali Reis was dispatched from the Ottoman harbour of Suez to eliminate the Portuguese p...
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Kösem Sultan
Kösem Sultan ([cøˈsem sulˈtan]) (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Mahpeyker Kösem Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; c. 1590 – 3 September 1651) – also known as Mahpeyker Sultan ([mahpejˈkeɾ sulˈtan]) – w...
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Şehzade Korkut
Şehzade Korkut (1467–1513) was an Ottoman prince who was a short time regent for the Ottoman throne.
He was born in Amasya (in Turkey) in 1467. His father was Beyazıt II and his wife Nigar Hatun. ...
Franco-Ottoman alliance
The Franco-Ottoman alliance, also Franco-Turkish alliance, was an alliance established in 1536 between the king of France Francis I and the Turkish sultan of the Ottoman Empire Suleiman the Magnificen...
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Hüseyin Pasha Boljanić
Hüseyin Pasha Boljanić (Turkish: Bodur Hüseyin Paşa; Bosnian: Husein-paša Boljanić or Husein Boljanić; died 1595) was an Ottoman statesman and government official who served many high-level po...
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Selim I
Selim I (Ottoman Turkish: سليم اوّل, Modern Turkish: I.Selim or Yavuz Sultan Selim), nicknamed Yavuz (traditionally translated as "grim," but closer to "stern" or "implacable" in meaning) (October 10,...
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Suleiman the Magnificent
Suleiman I (Ottoman Turkish: سلطان سليمان اول‎, Turkish: I. Süleyman or Kanunî Sultan Süleyman), known as “the Magnificent” in the West and “Kanuni” (the Lawgiver) in the East, (6 Novemb...
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Janbirdi al-Ghazali
Janbirdi al-Ghazali (Arabic: جنبريدي الغزالي‎; Jān-Birdi al-Ghazāli; died 1521) was the first governor of Damascus Province under the Ottoman Empire from February 1518 until his death in Feb...
Handan Sultan
Handan Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Handan Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; ca. 1574 – 26 November 1605)(Handan meaning "Joyful") was the mother of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed I and his Valide ...
Çoban Mustafa Pasha
Çoban Mustafa Pasha (died 1529) was an Ottoman statesman. He served as kapıcıbaşı, vizier, and beylerbey for the Ottoman Empire during various parts of his life.After serving as kapıcıbaşı ("chief gat...
Mustafa Selaniki
Mustafa Selaniki (Selanıkî Mustafa Efendi) (died 1600) was an Ottoman scholar and chronicler, whose Tarih-i Selâniki (Tarih-i Selanik, "Chronicle of Salonica") described the Ottoman Empire of 1563–15...
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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Lutfi (court official)
Lutfi was a court official who lived in the Ottoman Empire during the 16th century. He was well respected and an influential man.
There is very little information on Lutfi therefore the dates of h...
Hatice Sultan (daughter of Selim I)
Hatice Sultan (1496–1538) (Ottoman Turkish: خدیجہ سلطان) was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Sultan Selim I and Ayşe Hafsa Sultan. She was the sister of Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent.
Hatic...
Koca Mustafa Pasha
Koca Mustafa Pasha (died 1512) was an Ottoman statesman. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1511 to 1512. He was Greek (Rum) and not a devşirme.
He started his career as kapıcıbaşı, th...
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Murad III
Murad III (Ottoman Turkish: مراد ثالث Murād-i sālis, Turkish:III.Murat) (4 July 1546 – 15/16 January 1595) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1574 until his death in 1595.
Born in Bozdağan...
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Samuel Shullam
Samuel Shullam was a Jewish physician and historian who flourished in the second half of the 16th century. He was of Spanish descent, and after an adventurous life went to Constantinople, where he was...
Gazi Husrev-beg
Gazi Husrev-beg (Ottoman Turkish: غازى خسرو بیگ Ghāzī Khuṣrow Beg; Modern Turkish: Gazi Hüsrev Bey; 1480–1541) was the Ottoman sanjak-bey (governor) of the Sanjak of Bosnia in 1521—1525, 1526—1534...
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Kemal Reis
Kemal Reis (c. 1451 – 1511) was a Turkish privateer and admiral of the Ottoman Empire. He was also the paternal uncle of the famous Ottoman admiral and cartographer Piri Reis who accompanied him in mo...
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Joseph Nasi
Don Joseph Nasi (or Nassi; also known as João Miques/Micas and Dom João Migas Mendes in a Portuguese variant, Giuseppe Nasi in Italian, and as Yasef Nassi in Ottoman Turkish; 1524, Portugal – 1579, Co...
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Dawud al-Antaki
Dawud Ibn 'Umar al-Antaki or David of Antioch (Arabic: داود الأنطاكي ; Antioch - Makkah al-Mukarramah, 1599) was a blind Syrian physician and pharmacist active in Cairo. After the hey-day of medi...
Davud Pasha (governor of Egypt)
Davud Pasha (also known as Da'ud Pasha; died September 1549) was an Ottoman statesman who was the Ottoman governor of Egypt from April 1538 to September 1549.He was a good friend of his predecessor of...
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Sofu Hadım Ali Pasha
Hadım Ali Pasha (also known as Sofu Ali Pasha or Sufi Ali Pasha; died September 1560) was an Ottoman statesman who served as the Ottoman governor of Diyarbekir Eyalet (1537/38 – 1540/41), Bosnia Eyale...
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Sinan Pasha (Ottoman admiral)
Sinanüddin Yusuf Pasha or in short Sinan Pasha (Croatian: Sinan-paša), (died 21 December 1553) was a Kapudan Pasha (Fleet Admiral) of the Ottoman Navy for nearly four years between 1550 and the end of...
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Salih Reis
Salih Reis (1488 ca. – 1568) was a Turkish privateer and Ottoman admiral. He is alternatively referred to as Salah Rais, Sala Reis, Salih Rais, Salek Rais and Cale Arraez in several European resources...
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...