Mehmed Said Efendi
Yirmisekizzade Mehmed Said Pasha (died October 1761), also Sahid Mehemet Effendi or Mehmed Said Efendi, was a Ottoman statesman of Georgian descent. He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from Octo...
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Tasos Vidouris
Tasos Vidouris (Greek: Τάσος Βιδούρης 1888-1967) was a Greek poet and author. He was born in the village of Dhrovjani (Delvinë District) in modern southern Albania. After finishing ground studies ...
Stavrianos Vistiaris
Stavrianos Vistiaris (Greek: Σταυριανός Βιστιάρης, 16th-17th century), was a Greek poet born in the village of Malcani, in modern Sarande District, a region of Albania that Greeks refer to as Nort...
Estephan El Douaihy
Patriarch Estephan II Boutros El Douaihy (or Istifan al-Duwayhi, Arabic: اسطفانوس الثاني بطرس الدويهي‎, French: Etienne Douaihi, Latin: Stephanus Dovaihi, Italian: Stefano El Dou...
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İbrahim Hakkı Erzurumi
İbrahim Hakkı Erzurumi (18 May 1703 – 22 June 1780) was a Turkish Sufi philosopher and encyclopedist. In 1756 he published his work Marifetname (Book of Gnosis) which was a compilation and commentary...
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Süleyman Nazif
Süleyman Nazif (Ottoman Turkish: سلیمان نظیف;‎ 1870 – January 4, 1927) was an eminent Ottoman Turkish poet. He mastered Arabic, Persian, and French languages and worked as a civil serv...
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Christopher Angelus
Christopher Angelus (died 1638), was a native of the Peloponnesus, who was persecuted by the Ottoman governor of Athens. Having been released from prison at the request of some of the town's leaders, ...
Andrea Bogdani
Andrea Bogdani (ca. 1600-1683) also known as Ndre Bogdani was an Albanian scholar and prelate of the Roman Catholic Church.Andrea Bogdani was born in the beginning of the 17th century near Prizren, Ot...
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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İbrahim Şinasi
İbrahim Şinasi (5 August 1826 – 13 September 1871) was a pioneering Ottoman author, journalist, and translator, and newspaper editor. He was the innovator of several fields: he wrote one of the earlie...
Namık Kemal
Namık Kemal (21 December 1840 – 2 December 1888) was an Ottoman Turkish writer, intellectual, reformer, journalist, playwright, and political activist who was influential in the formation of the Young...
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Harutiun Alpiar
Harutiun Alpiar (Armenian Յարութիւն Ալբիար, born July 12, 1864 in Smyrna, † 5 April 1919) was an ethnic Armenian journalist and humorous writer. He used the pseudonyms Chrysanthemum and Radames. He re...
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Ishak Efendi
Hoca Ishak Efendi (Arta ca. 1774 – Suez 1835) was an Ottoman mathematician and engineer.
Ishak Efendi was born in Arta (now in Greece), probably in 1774, to a Jewish family. His father had convert...
Iosipos Moisiodax
Iosipos (Josephus) Moisiodax or Moesiodax (Greek: Ιώσηπος Μοισιόδαξ, 1725–1800) was an 18th-century philosopher and professor and one of the greatest exponents of the modern Greek Enlightenment. H...
Simon Awad
Simon VII Awad (or Sim'an Awwad, Auwad, Aouad, Arabic: سمعان السابع عوّاد‎, Latin: Simeon Evodius), 1683–1756, was the Maronite Patriarch of Antioch from 1743 to his death in 1756.
S...
Neyzen Tevfik
Tevfik Kolaylı (March 24, 1879 – January 28, 1953), better known by his pen name Neyzen Tevfik, was a Turkish poet, satirist, and neyzen (a "ney performer" in Turkish). He was born in Bodrum and...
Ali Suavi
Ali Suavi (1838–1878) was an Ottoman political activist, teacher, theologian, and reformer. He taught at a Bursa elementary school, preached at the Sehzade Mosque in Istanbul, wrote at Philip Efendi’s...
Yianis Vilaras
Ioannis "Yianis" Vilaras (Greek: Ἰωάννης (Γιάνης) Βηλαράς; 1771–1823) was a Greek doctor, lyricist and writer with important use on linguistic questions.
Ioannis Vilaras was born on the island...
Enderûnlu Fâzıl
Enderûnlu Fâzıl (1757–1810) was an Ottoman poet who depicted the beauty of men from various lands of the Ottoman Empire. As an openly homosexual writer, his books stands as a rare example of LGBT lite...
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Nigâr Hanım
Nigâr Hanım (1856–1918) (نگار خانم) was an Ottoman poet, who pioneered modern Western styles in a feminine mode. She is a major figure in post-Tanzimat Turkish poetry.
Nigâr was born in Istanbul t...
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