Şehsuvar Sultan
Şehsuvar Sultan (1682 – April 1756) was a Serbian noblewoman who was the consort to the Ottoman Sultan Mustafa II (r. 1695–1703) and Valide Sultan ("Mother Sultan") to their son Osman III (r. 1754–175...
Tusun Pasha
Tusun Pasha (1794–1816) — (Turkish: Tosun Paşa, Ahmet Tosun Paşa, Ottoman: طوسون پاشا, Arabic: طوسون باشا‎) (1794–1816) — was the eldest son of Muhammad Ali Pasha, wali of Egypt between...
Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha
Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha (also known as Divitdar Emin Mehmed Pasha or Emin Mehmed Pasha or Muhammad Pasha Amin; died 1753, Cairo) was an Ottoman statesman who served as grand vizier of the Ottoman E...
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Halil Hamid Pasha
Halil Hamid Pasha, also Halil Hamit Paşa (1736–1785) was the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 31 December 1782 to 30 April 1785. He was especially instrumental in inviting foreign experts, espe...
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Barzillai ben Baruch Jabez
Barzillai ben Baruch Jabez was a Turkish Talmudist of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.Jabez was a well-respected Talmudist and had many pupils, among whom were his son-in-law Judah Ashkenazi,...
Giritli Ali Aziz Efendi
Giritli Ali Aziz Efendi (Kandiye (Heraklion), 1749-29 October 1798, Berlin) was an Ottoman ambassador and an Ottoman author of the late-18th century and he is notable for his novel "Muhayyelât" (Imagi...
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Maria Aurora of Spiegel
Maria Aurora of Spiegel, born Fatima (fl 1733), was a mistress of Augustus II the Strong and the wife of a Polish noble. Originally a Turkish slave, she was brought to the royal courts of Sweden and P...
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Bashir Shihab II
Bashir Shihab II (also spelt "Bachir Chehab II"; January 2, 1767 – 1850) was a Lebanese emir who ruled Lebanon in the first half of the 19th century. Having converted from Sunni Islam, the reli...
Ali II ibn Hussein
Ali II ibn Hussein (24 November 1712 – 26 May 1782) (Arabic: أبو الحسن علي باي‎) was the fourth leader of the Husainid Dynasty and the ruler of Tunisia from 1759 until his death in 178...
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Tobias Cohn
Tobias Cohn or Tobias Kohn (in Hebrew, Toviyyah ben Moshe ha-Kohen; in Polish, Tobiasz Kohn) (also referred to as Toviyah Kats) (1652-1729) was a Polish-Jewish physician of the seventeenth and eightee...
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Seydi Ali Pasha
Seydi Ali Pasha (died 1820 or 1821) was an Ottoman grand admiral who served as Kapudan Pasha (grand admiral of the Ottoman navy) from 1807 to 23 August 1808, and from 22 November 1808 to 10 April 1809...
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Joseph Ragi El Khazen
Joseph IX Ragi El Khazen (1791 – 3 November 1854), (or Youssef El-Khazen, Gazen, Arabic: يوسف التاسع الخازن‎, Latin: Joseph Alchasen), was the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch from 1845 unt...
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Hampartsoum Limondjian
Hampartsoum Limondjian (Armenian: Համբարձում Լիմոնջեան) (1768–June 29, 1839) was an Armenian composer of Armenian church and classical music and musical theorist who developed the Hampartsoum nota...
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Abdullah I Al-Sabah
Abdullah I bin Sabah Al-Sabah (Abdullah I; 1740 – May 5, 1814) was the second ruler of Kuwait, ruling from 1764 to May 3, 1814. He was the youngest son of Sabah bin Jaber, upon whose death he succeede...
Ibrahim Muteferrika
Ibrahim Müteferrika (Turkish: İbrahim Müteferrika; 1674–1745) was a Transylvanian-born Ottoman diplomat, polymath, publisher, printer, courtier, economist, man of letters, astronomer, historian, h...
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Hatice Sultan (daughter of Mustafa III)
Hatice Sultan (June 15, 1766 - July 17, 1821), was an Ottoman princess, daughter of Mustafa III and sister of Selim III. She was married in 1787 to the Muhafız (Governor) of Hotin Nakîbzade Seyyid Ahm...
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Hadži Mustafa Pasha
Hadji Mustafa Pasha (Serbo-Croatian: Hadži Mustafa-paša, Serbian: Хаџи Мустафа-паша, Turkish: Hacı Mustafa Şinikoğlu Paşa; 1733—15 December 1801) was an Ottoman commander and politician of...
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Selim III
Selim III (Ottoman Turkish: سليم ثالث Selīm-i sālis) (24 December 1761 – 28 or 29 July 1808) was the reform-minded Sultan of the Ottoman Empire from 1789 to 1807. The Janissaries eventually depo...
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Harutyun Bezciyan
Harutyun Amira Bezciyan (Istanbul, Ottoman Empire April 10, 1771 - Istanbuk, Ottoman Empire January 3, 1834) also known as Kazaz Artin was a renowned philanthropist, merchant, financier, adviser, and ...
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Çenebaz Osman Efendi
Çenebaz Osman Efendi (Osman Efendi the Chatterer or the Loudmouthed), formally named as Yenişehirli Osman Efendi (either from Yenişehir near Bursa, or from Giannitsa, now in Greece, which was also cal...
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Jan Rustem
Jan Rustem (Armenian: Յան Ռուստամ; 1762 – 21 June 1835) was a painter of Armenian, Turkish or Greek ethnicity who lived and worked in the territories of the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. P...
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Michael Fadel
Michael II Fadel (1710-1795), (or Mikhail Fadil, Arabic: ميخائيل الثاني فاضل‎), was the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch from 1793 to his death in 1795.
Michael Fadel was born in Beirut, Le...
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Ebubekir Pasha
Ebubekir Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: ابوبکر پاشا; Turkish: Ebubekir Paşa; 1670 – 1757/1758), also referred to as Koca Bekir Pasha (Turkish: Koca Bekir Paşa) and Abu Bakr Pasha (Bosnian: Eb...
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Muhammad Ali of Egypt
Muhammad Ali Pasha al-Mas'ud ibn Agha (Ottoman Turkish: محمد علی پاشا المسعود بن آغا; Arabic: محمد علي باشا‎ / ALA-LC: Muḥammad ‘Alī Bāshā; Albanian: Mehmet Ali Pasha; Turkish: Kavalalı ...
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Nakşidil Sultan
Nakşidil Valide Sultan (fully Devletli, İsmetli, Nakşidil Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-şân Hazretleri; 19 December 1768 – 22 August 1817; meaning "Embroidered on the Heart") was the consort of Ottom...
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