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İbrahim Müteferrika
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Date of Birth: Unknown; presumably sometime between 1670 and 1674

Place of Birth: Kolozsvár (present-day Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Date of Death: 1747

Place of Death: Istanbul


İbrahim Müteferrika was an Ottoman soldier, statesman, physicist, geographer, mapmaker, historian, editor, translator and intellectual, as well as the first Muslim to establish a publishing house in the Ottoman Empire. He was…

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& Serkan Ince, Lejla Demiri, “İbrahim Müteferrika”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 04 June 2020 <>

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