Abdullah II Al-Sabah
Sheikh Abdullah II Sabah II Al-Jaber I Al-Sabah(Arabic: الشيخ عبد الله الثاني صباح الثاني الجابر الصباح ‎) (1814–1893) was a lead cavalry commander in the Military of Kuwait, the fifth ru...
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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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. ...
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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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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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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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,...
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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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...
Smail-aga Čengić
Smail-aga Čengić (1780 – 23 September 1840) was an Ottoman Bosnian lord (with the title of ağa) and general in the Ottoman Army. In 1831–32, Čengić was one of the Ottoman generals that fought against ...
Iliaş Colceag
Iliaş Colceag (fl. before 1710 – 1743) was a Moldavian mercenary and military commander, in the Ottoman and Russian Empire.He entered the Ottoman army and was first posted in Bosnia. Here, he converte...
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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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 ...
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...
Selman Reis
Selman Reis was an Ottoman admiral and corsair who was active in the Mamluk Navy of Egypt and later in the Ottoman Navy against the Portuguese in the first half of the 16th century. Selman Reis was or...
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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Muhib Efendi
Muhib Efendi was an Ottoman Empire ambassador to the court of Napoleon I in Paris in the early 19th century, between 1806 to 1811.In February 1806, following Napoleon's remarkable victory in the Battl...
Mordecai Comtino
Mordecai ben Eliezer Comtino (lived at Adrianople and Constantinople; died in the latter city between 1485 and 1490) was a Turkish Jewish Talmudist and scientist.The earliest date attached to any of h...
Sünbül Efendi
Sünbül Efendi (died 1529 AD in Istanbul) was the founder of the Sunbuliyye Sufi order (also spelt Sunbuli). The Sunbuliyye were a derivative of the Khalwati (also spelt Halveti and Halvetiye ) order. ...
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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...