Patrona Halil (Rebellion of)

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Rebellion in Istanbul in 1730. Urban groups protesting new taxes were joined by the poor and leading religious officials in a rebellion against Sultan Ahmet III and his grand vizier, Ibrahim. The sultan was deposed, and conservative groups exercised greater influence. Patrona Halil was a small-scale merchant who was a street leader of the rebellion.

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