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...
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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Osman Pazvantoğlu
Osman Pazvantoğlu (1758 – January 27, 1807, Vidin) was an Ottoman soldier, a governor of the Vidin district after 1794, and a rebel against Ottoman rule. He is also remembered as the friend of R...
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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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Mehmed Necib Pasha
Mehmed Necib Pasha (died 1851), also known as Muhammad Najib Pasha or Gürcü Mehmet Necip Pasha or Necib Pasha, was an Ottoman statesman and governor of Georgian origin. He was the governor of Baghdad ...
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Murat-beg Tardić
Murat-beg Tardić (also Murad-beg Tardić or Amurat Vaivoda) was an Ottoman Croatian general.
Tardić was born in Šibenik, where he had a brother called Zorzi or Juraj. As a young man he was an ensla...
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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,...
Anton Pann
Anton Pann (born Antonie Pantoleon-Petroveanu, and also mentioned as Anton Pantoleon or Petrovici; 1790s—2 November 1854), was an Ottoman-born Wallachian composer, musicologist, and Romanian-lan...
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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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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...
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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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...
Fitnat Hanım
Fitnat Hanım (died in 1780) was the pen name of Ottoman Turkish woman poet Zübeyde, who lived in the 18th century. Her birth date is not known. But she was probably younger than her brother, who was b...
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