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Altıparmak Mehmed Efendi
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Mehmed ibn Mehmed Üskübî Çıkrıkçızâde Altıparmak

Date of Birth: Unknown; presumably the second half of the 16th century

Place of Birth: Üsküp (Skopje, modern-day Macedonia)

Date of Death: 1623-4

Place of Death: Cairo


Altıparmak Mehmed Efendi was an Ottoman Sufi scholar of the Bayramiyya order. Fluent in Arabic, Persian and Turkish, he was originally from Üsküp (Skopje, modern-day Macedonia). After comp…

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& Serkan Ince, Lejla Demiri, “Altıparmak Mehmed Efendi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <>

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