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Sokollu Mehmed Pasha

(1505—1579)


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(b. Sokol, Bosnia, 1505; d. Istanbul, 1579).

Ottoman vizier and patron. Born of noble Slav ancestry, he rose through the Ottoman slave bureaucracy to become Chief Admiral (1546) and Third ...

Subjects: Art.


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