Ali, Mustafa

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Ali, Mustafa Gender: M
Mustafa Âlî bin Ahmed bin Abdülmevlâ
born on 28 April 1541 Jul.Cal. (8 May 1541 greg.) at 01:00 (= 01:00 AM )
Place Gallipoli, Turkey, 40n24, 26e40
Timezone LMT m26e40 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 16°45' s_mo.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 09°55 Asc.s_aqucol.18.gif 12°41'


Ottoman historian and bureaucrat of Croatian ancestry. He wrote the earliest known biography of Ahmed Bican. He also wrote poetry and essays on religious and other subjects. Prof. Cornell Fleischer's biography of Mustafa Âlî in one of the most famous works in contemporary Ottoman studies. Mustafa Âlî died in 1600 in Jeddah.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • Death, Cause unspecified 1600

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Notes and Communications" by Eleazar Birnbaum, "Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London," Vol. 23, No. 1 (Cambridge University Press, 1960), pp. 138-139: "Ali was born 'at 1 o'clock in the morning of the second Sunday in Mubarram 948' = May 1541." April date (presumably OS) from Wikipedia.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian (Ottoman historian)
  • Vocation : Politics : Government employee (Bureaucrat)