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Ambrus Somogyi
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Date of Birth: 1564

Place of Birth: Unknown

Date of Death: About 1637

Place of Death: Dés, Transylvania (present-day Dej, Romania)


Little is known about Ambrus Somogyi’s life. According to his own account, he was born in 1564, probably in Somogy County, Hungary. His family may have fled from the Turkish occupation of the northern part of the country. He is mentioned amongst the nobility of …

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Szebelédi, Zsolt, “Ambrus Somogyi”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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