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Turkish Abductions
The Turkish Abductions (Icelandic: Tyrkjaránið) were a series of slave raids by Barbary pirates that took place in Iceland between June 20 – July 19, 1627. Pirates from Morocco and Algeria, under ...
Devşirme
Devşirme (literally "collecting" in Turkish), also known as the blood tax or tribute in blood, was chiefly the annual practice by which the Ottoman Empire sent military to abduct boys, sons of their C...
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Kanijeli Siyavuş Pasha
Kanijeli Siyavuş Pasha (Bosnian: Sijavuš-paša Kanjižanin, died 1602, Istanbul) was an Ottoman statesman from the Sanjak of Bosnia. He was Grand Vizier between 24 December 1582 and 28 July 1584, 15...
Hadım Hasan Pasha
Hadım Hasan Pasha (died 1598 in Constantinople) was an Ottoman statesman. He was an Albanian Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1597 to 1598. He was also the Ottoman governor of Egypt from 1580 t...
Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha
Pargalı İbrahim Paşa ("Ibrahim Pasha of Parga"; 1493, Parga, Republic of Venice – 15 March 1536, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire), also known as Frenk İbrahim Paşa ("the Westerner"), Makbul İbrahim Paş...
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Tirimüjgan Sultan
Tirimüjgan Kadınefendi (b. Circassia, 16 August 1819 – d. Beylerbeyi Palace, 2 November 1853), was the daughter of Bekhan Bey, who belonged to the tribe of Shapsugs in Circassia, and his wife Almaş Ha...
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Daud Khan Undiladze
Daud-Khan or Dāvūd b. Allāhverdī (Persian: داوود خان) an Safavid Iranian military commander and politician of Georgian origin who served as governor (beglarbeg) of Ganja and Karabakh from 1625 to 1630...
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Imperial Harem
The Imperial Harem (Turkish: Harem-i Hümâyûn) of the Ottoman Empire, existing between 1299 and 1923, was the Ottoman sultan's harem composed of the wives, servants (both female slaves and eunuchs)...
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Gülcemal Sultan
Gülcemal Kadınefendi (Ottoman Turkish: گل‌جمال کادین افندی) (or Gül-Cemâl Kadınefendi) (c. 1826 – 16 November 1851)(Gülcemal, Gül-Cemâl meaning "Rose faced") was the Bosnian wife of 31st Ottoman S...
Bezmiâlem Sultan
Bezm-i Âlem Valide Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Bezmiâlem Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; 1807 – 2 May 1853) (Bezm-î Âlem or Bazim-î Âlam, meaning "feast of the world") was the second wife ...
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Allahverdi Khan
Allahverdi Khan (Persian: اللّه وردی خان‎, Georgian: ალავერდი-ხანი) (ca. 1560 – June 3, 1613) was an Iranian general and statesman of Georgian origin who, initially a ghulām ("military slav...
Safiye Sultan
Safiye Sultan (fully Davlatlu İsmatlu Sāfiya Vālida Sultān Aliyyetü'ş-şân Hazretleri; Ottoman Turkish: صفیه سلطان; c. 1550 – 10 November 1605), was the favourite consort of Ottoman Sultan Murad II...
Ishak Pasha
Ishak Pasha (Turkish: İshak Paşa; fl. 1469–died 1497) was an Ottoman general, statesman, and later Grand Vizier.
Halil Inalcik believes that Ishak Pasha is created by the confusion between sev...
Mihrişah Valide Sultan
Mihrişah Sultan (fully Devletli İsmetli Mihrişah Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-şân Hazretleri; birthname Agnès, also known by her epithet Gürcü Güzeli meaning "Georgian Beauty", (c. 1745 – 16 October 1805)...
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Rahime Perestu Sultan
Rahime Perestu Sultan (c. 1832 - 11 December 1904; born Rahime Gogen; Perestu meaning "Peacock") was the Queen of the Ottoman Empire as the wife of Sultan Abdülmecid I. In 1876 she was given the title...
Candar corps
The candar corps was the name given to palace guards in Turkish and Islamic states in the Middle Ages. Also in Persian and in some Arab states, certain soldier classes were also called candar. They we...
Hatice Muazzez Sultan
Hatice Muazzez The Second Haseki Sultan (Devletlu İsmetlu Hatice (Khadija) Mu’azzez İkinci Haseki Sultânā Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri, née Eva, ca. 1629 – 1687, Mu'azzez, Muazzez meaning "Powerful, stro...
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Bugha al-Sharabi
Bugha al-Sharabi ("the Cupbearer"), also known as Bugha al-Saghir ("the Younger") to distinguish him from his unrelated contemporary Bugha the Elder, was a senior Turkish military leader in the mid-9t...
Emetullah Rabia Gülnuş Sultan
Emetullah Rabia Gülnuş Valide Sultan or Māh-Pāra Ummatullāh Rābi'ā Gül-Nûş Valide Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Emetullah Rabia Gülnuş Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-şân Hazretleri; 1642 – 6 November 1715)...
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Turgut Reis
Turgut Reis (1485 – 23 June 1565) was an Ottoman Greek Admiral and privateer who also served as Bey of Algiers; Beylerbey of the Mediterranean; and first Bey, later Pasha, of Tripoli. Under his naval...
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Jan Janszoon
Jan Janszoon van Haarlem, commonly known as Murat Reis the younger (c. 1570 - c. 1641) was the first President and Grand Admiral of the Corsair Republic of Salé, Governor of Oualidia, and a Dutch Barb...
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Mustapha Khaznadar
Mustapha Khaznadar (مصطفى خزندار, 1878–1817), was Prime Minister of the Beylik of Tunis from 1837 to 1873. He was one of the most influential people in modern Tunisian history.
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Hadım Suleiman Pasha
Hadım Suleiman Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: خادم سلیمان پاشا; Turkish: Hadım Süleyman Paşa; c. 1467 – September 1547) was an Ottoman statesman and military commander. He was the (viceroy) of Ottoma...
Gülbahar Hatun II
Gülbahar Hatun (Ottoman Turkish: گل بهار خاتون; c. ? – 19 November 1505), Gül-Bahar Hatun was the eighth wife of Sultan Bayezid II and the mother of Sultan Selim I of the Ottoman Empire.
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Pertevniyal Sultan
Pertevniyal Sultan Beşinci Kadınefendi, Partav-Nihâl or sometimes called as Besîme and Hasnâ (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Pertevniyal Valide Sultan Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; c. 1812 – 5 February 1883) was...
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Saliha Dilaşub Sultan
Sâliha Dil-Âşûb Sultan (fully Devletlu İsmetlu Sâliha Dil-Âşûb Valida Sultânā Aliyyetü'ş-Şân Hazretleri; née Katarina; ca. 1627 – 4 December 1689) was the Serbian wife of Ottoman Sultan Ibrahim I and ...
Ottoman coups of 1807–1808
The Ottoman palace coups of 1807–08 refers to several coups and rebellions deposing or restoring the throne of three Ottoman sultans that took place as a result of the attempted reforms of Selim...
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