Fakhr-al-Din II
Emir Fakhr-al-Din ibn Maan (August 6, 1572 – April 13, 1635) (Arabic: الامير فخر الدين بن معن‎), also transliterated Fakhreddine, was a Druze Ma'ani prince and an early leader of the Emirate...
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Suleiman II
Suleiman II (April 15, 1642 – June 22/23 1691) (Ottoman Turkish: سليمان ثانى Süleymān-i sānī) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1687 to 1691.
The younger brother of Mehmed IV (1648–8...
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Rami Mehmed Pasha
Rami Mehmed Pasha (1645–1706) was an Ottoman statesman and poet who served as Grand Vizier (1703) and governor of Cyprus and of Egypt (1704–06). He was known as a poet of divan literature (the epithet...
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Halil Kut
Halil Kut (1881 – August 20, 1957) was an Ottoman and Turkish regional governor and military commander. Halil Pasha was the uncle of Enver Pasha, who was the War Minister during World War I and one of...
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Esperanza Malchi
Esperanza Malchi (d. 1600) was the kira, or economic agent, of the Valide Sultan Safiye. Due to the secluded life demanded of harem women, they carried out their financial dealings through Jewish wome...
Yavuz Ali Pasha
Yavuz Ali Pasha or Malkoç Ali Pasha (died 26 July 1604, Belgrade) was an Ottoman statesman. He was of Serbian origin and served as the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 to 1604. He also ser...
Muhamed Hevaji Uskufi Bosnevi
Muhamed Hevaji Uskufi Bosnevi (Bosnian: Muhamed Hevaija Uskufija Bosnevi, Turkish: Mehmet Hevayi Uskufi, born c. 1600 in Dobrinja near Tuzla, died after 1651) was a Bosniak poet and writer of ...
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Moralı Ibrahim Pasha
Moralı Ibrahim Pasha (died April or May 1725), also known as Aşçı Ibrahim Pasha or Hacı Ibrahim Pasha or Ibrahim Pasha al-Kapudan, was an Ottoman statesman and grand admiral (Kapudan Pasha, 1707–09, 1...
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Rabia Şermi Sultan
Rabia Şermi Sultan (née Ida) (ca. 1698 – 1732) was the wife of the Ottoman Sultan Ahmed III and mother of Abdul Hamid I.Râbi'a Şerm-î (Sharmî) was born as Ida in France or Circassia, initially the thi...
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Estephan El Douaihy
Patriarch Estephan II Boutros El Douaihy (or Istifan al-Duwayhi, Arabic: اسطفانوس الثاني بطرس الدويهي‎, French: Etienne Douaihi, Latin: Stephanus Dovaihi, Italian: Stefano El Dou...
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Lagâri Hasan Çelebi
Lagâri Hasan Çelebi was a legendary Ottoman aviator who, according to a sole account written by traveller Evliya Çelebi, made a successful manned rocket flight.
Evliya Çelebi purported that in 163...
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Ahmed II
Ahmed II (Ottoman Turkish: احمد ثانى Aḥmed-i sānī) (February 25, 1643 – February 6, 1695) was the Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1691 to 1695. Ahmed II was born at Topkapı Palace, Constantinople, t...
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Sokolluzade Lala Mehmed Pasha
Sokolluzade Lala Mehmed Pasha (died 21 June 1606) was an Ottoman statesman from the Sanjak of Bosnia. He may have been a cousin of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and served as tutor (lala) to a royal prince. He...
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Recep Pasha
Recep Pasha (also transliterated in the past as Rajab Pasha or Ragab Pasha or Receb Pasha; died 1726) was an Ottoman statesman.Recep Pasha became a vizier in September 1707 and served as the Ottoman g...
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Andrea Bogdani
Andrea Bogdani (ca. 1600-1683) also known as Ndre Bogdani was an Albanian scholar and prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.Andrea Bogdani was born in the beginning of the 17th century near Prizren, Ot...
Kara Murat Pasha
Kara Murat Pasha, or Kara Dev Murat Pasha (Turkish, lit. Black Giant Murat Pasha; died 1655), was an Ottoman statesman and military officer. He served as Kapudan Pasha and twice as Grand Vizier. His e...
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Kara Mustafa Pasha (governor of Egypt)
Kara Mustafa Pasha (died 1628) was an Ottoman statesman who served twice as the Ottoman governor of Egypt, firstly from 20 July to 9 October 1623 and secondly from 12 February 1624 to 16 May 1626. He ...
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İncili Çavuş
İncili Çavuş or Mustafa Çavuş was a figure of comic wisdom during the Ottoman era. He may possibly have been a real person.His birth date is not known. There are several theories about his birthplace....
Daher el-Omar
Daher el-Omar (also: Dhaher, Dhahar) (Arabic ظاهر آل عمر الزيداني ẓāhir Āl ʿumar az-zaydānī, ca. 1690 – August 21, 1775) was the autonomous Arab ruler of Northern Palestine during the mid-18th c...
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Saliha Sultan
Saliha Sultan (fully Daulatlu İsmatlu Saliha Valida Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-şân Hazretleri; c. 1680 – 21 September 1739) was a consort of Greek descent, to Ottoman sultan Mustafa II. She was the mother of s...
Kara Musa Pasha
Kara Musa Pasha (Bosnian: Kara Musa Paša; also known as Kapıcıbaşı Musa Pasha; died 1649) was an Ottoman soldier and statesman of Bosnian origin who was named grand vizier by sultan Ibrahim I 16 Septe...
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Haseki Mehmed Pasha
Haseki Mehmed Pasha (also known as Mehmed Pasha Haseki or Mehmed Pasha Abu'l-Nur; fl. 1648–1661) was an Ottoman statesman and administrator. He served as the Ottoman governor of Damascus Eyalet (1650–...
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Köprülü Fazıl Mustafa Pasha
Fazıl Mustafa Köprülü, also known as Gazi Fazıl Mustafa Köprülü (Albanian: Fazil Mustafa Kypriljoti; 1637 – 19 August 1691, Slankamen) served as the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1689 to...
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Nevesinli Salih Pasha
Nevesinli Salih Pasha (Bosnian: Salih-paša Nevesinjac, died 16 September 1647) was an Ottoman civil servant and grand vizier.
Salih Pasha was from Nevesinje, Sanjak of Herzegovina, Bosnia Eyal...
Yusuf al-Maghribi
Yūsuf al-Maġribi (Arabic: يوسف المغربي) was a 17th-century lexicographer active in Cairo. He is the first author to treat Egyptian Arabic as a dialect distinct from Classical Arabic, compiling an Egyp...