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Sünbül-Zāde Wehbī
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(modern Tkish. Sünbülzade Vehbi), Meḥmed b. Rās̲h̲id b. Meḥmed Efendi, Ottoman poet, scholar and bureaucrat born in Marʿas̲h̲ [q.v.] probably in 1133/1718-19, died in Istanbul 14 Rabīʿ I 1224/29 April 1809, his life spanning the rule of eight Ottoman sultans, and is thought to have been buried outside Edirne Ḳapi̊ (see Süreyya Ali Beyzâdeoğlu, Sünbülzâde Vehbi , Istanbul 1993, 7, 20-1).

1. Life.

The Sünbül-zāde family was a prominent one. His grandfather Meḥmed was muftī in Marʿas̲h̲ and author of several works on Islamic law. His father Rās̲h̲id (or Res̲h̲īd), also a…

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Björkman, W. and Burrill, Kathleen, “Sünbül-Zāde Wehbī”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 24 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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