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Albertus Bobovius
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Wojciech Bobowski, Albertus Bobovius Leopolitanus, Ali Bey; Ali Ufkî, Ali Bey es-Santuri (‘the cymbalist’)

Date of Birth: Approximately 1615

Place of Birth: Lvóv (present-day Ukraine)

Date of Death: Approximately 1675

Place of Death: Unknown


In 1632, the young Albertus Bobovius was captured by Tatars during an invasion of his native area of Poland (currently part of the Ukraine). He was transported to I…

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Neudecker, Hannah, “Albertus Bobovius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>

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