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Muṣṭafā
(3,470 words)

, the name of several princes belonging to the Ottoman dynasty.

1. Muṣṭafā Čelebi , Düzme , eldest son of Bāyezīd I [q.v.], counter-sultan or pretender (?-804/1402, 825/1422, or ca. 1430).

The date of birth of Muṣṭafā, a son of the Ottoman sultan Bāyezīd I [q.v.], is unknown. S̲h̲ükr Allāh (ed. Atsız, 58), lists Muṣṭafā as the last of his six [male] children, all of whom were born of slave-women ( ḳi̊rnaḳ ). It is probable that Bāyezīd had appointed Muṣṭafā governor of Ḥamīd and Tekke [q.vv.]; indubitably it was at the head of troops from these provinces that he fought alongside…

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Heywood, C.J. and Fisher, A., “Muṣṭafā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_COM_0815>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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