Bacho Kiro
Bacho Kiro (Bulgarian: Бачо Киро) (7 July 1835 – 28 May 1876) was the nickname of Kiro Petrov Zanev (Киро Петров Занев), a Bulgarian teacher, man of letters and revolutionary who took an active pa...
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Kabakçı Mustafa
Kabakçı Mustafa (1770?-1808) was a rebel leader who caused the delay of Ottoman reformation in the early 19th century.
Yamaks were a special class of soldiers who were responsible in defending Bos...
Patriarch Gregory V of Constantinople
Gregory V (Γρηγόριος Ε΄, born Georgios Angelopoulos) was Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople from 1797 to 1798, from 1806 to 1808 and from 1818 to 1821. He was responsible for much restoration work...
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Abdullah bin Saud
Abdullah bin Saud (Arabic: عبد الله بن سعود‎) (died 1818) ruled the First Saudi State from 1814 to 1818. He was the last ruler of the First Saudi State and was executed by the Ottomans. Alt...
Athanasios Diakos
Athanasios Diakos (Greek: Αθανάσιος Διάκος; 1788 – 24 April 1821) was a Greek military commander during the Greek War of Independence, considered a venerable national hero in Greece.
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Hodo Sokoli
Hodo Sokoli (1836–1883) born Hodo Dervishi was an Albanian colonel of the Ottoman Empire and later one of the leaders of the League of Prizren. He defected from the Ottoman army, when the Ottoman Empi...
Konstantinos Giannias
Konstantinos Giannias (Greek: Κωνσταντίνος Γιαννιάς, 1760 – 1805) was a Greek klepht who operated in the Peloponnese. Giannias was born in Prostovitsa, a village now known as Drosia in Achaia. ...
Tsanko Dyustabanov
Tsanko Hristov Dyustabanov (Bulgarian: Цанко Христов Дюстабанов) (May 13, 1844 – June 15, 1876) was a Bulgarian revolutionary and participant in the April uprising of 1876.Dyustabanov was born i...
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Kyprianos
Archbishop Kyprianos of Cyprus (Greek: Αρχιεπίσκοπος Κύπρου Κυπριανός) was the head of the Cypriot Orthodox Church in the early 19th century at the time that the Greek War of Independence broke ou...
Halet Efendi
Mehmet Sait Halet Efendi (1761–1822) was an Ottoman diplomat and politician, ambassador to Paris from 1803 to 1806 and later the favourite and Inner Minister of the sultan Mahmud II. He was ambassador...
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Dimitar Obshti
Dimitar Obshti (Bulgarian: Димитър Общи) was a 19th-century Bulgarian revolutionary, who fought for the liberation of Bulgaria, Serbia and Crete from the Ottoman Empire but also for the Risorgimen...
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Benderli Ali Pasha
Benderli Ali Pasha was an Ottoman statesman. He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire.He ruled from 23 March 1821 to 30 April 1821 as Grand Vizier of sultan Mahmud II He came to Constantinople on 21 ...
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Georgi Izmirliev
Georgi Dimitrov Izmirliev (Bulgarian: Георги Димитров Измирлиев; 21 April 1851 – 28 May 1876), nicknamed Makedoncheto ("The Little Macedonian"), was a Bulgarian revolutionary and public figu...
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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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Abdulvehab Ilhamija
Seid Abdulvehab Ilhamija (1773 – 1821) was an 18th-century Bosniak dervish and prose writer.In addition to Bosnian, his work was written in Turkish, Arabic and Persian.
His name Abd-ul-vehhab mean...
Midhat Pasha
Ahmed Şefik Midhat Pasha (1822 – 26 April 1883) was one of the leading Ottoman statesmen during the late Tanzimat era. He is most famous for leading the Ottoman constitutional movement of 1876, but wa...
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National awakening of Bulgaria
Bulgarian nationalism emerged in the early 19th century under the influence of western ideas such as liberalism and nationalism, which trickled into the country after the French revolution, mostly via...
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History of early Ottoman Bulgaria
The history of Ottoman Bulgaria spans nearly 500 years, from the conquest by the Ottoman Empire of the smaller kingdoms emerging from the disintegrating Second Bulgarian Empire in the late 14th centur...
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Thymios Vlachavas
Thymios Vlahavas (Greek: Θύμιος Βλαχάβας, also known as Παπαθύμιος Papathymios; born in Vlachava (also known as Smoliani) in 1760, died in 1809) was a Greek klepht.He was the son of Athanasios Vla...
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Stefan Karadzha
Stefan Karadzha (Bulgarian: Стефан Караджа; born Stefan Todorov Dimov, Стефан Тодоров Димов; 11 May 1840 – 31 July 1868), was a Bulgarian national hero, a revolutionary from the national lib...
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Vasil Levski
Vasil Levski (Bulgarian: Васил Левски, originally spelled Василъ Лѣвскій, pronounced [vɐˈsiɫ ˈlɛfski]), born Vasil Ivanov Kunchev (Васил Иванов Кунчев; 18 July 1837 – 18 February 1873), was a ...
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