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Ibn Kemal
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Kemalpaşazâde, Şemseddin Ahmed ibn Süleyman ibn Kemal Paşa

Date of Birth: May 1469

Place of Birth: Edirne, Tokat, Amasya or Dimetoka

Date of Death: April 1534

Place of Death: Istanbul


Ibn Kemal, or Kemalpaşazâde, was an eminent Ottoman historian, jurist, theologian, linguist and poet, who also served as Şeyhülislam from 1526 until 1534. He owes his name to his grandfather Kemal Paşa, an emir (military official) at the time of Mehm…

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& Muharrem Kuzey, Lejla Demiri, “Ibn Kemal”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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