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Piri Reis

(c. 1470—1554)


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(c. 1470–1554),

Ottoman-Turkish admiral and cartographer. Piri was born Muhidin Piri about 1465 in Gallipoli. As a youth he joined his uncle, Kemal Reis (c. 1450–1510), who operated as a ...

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