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Nuh ibn Mustafa
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Date of Birth: Unknown; presumably late 16th - early 17th century

Place of Birth: Amasya, Anatolia

Date of Death: 1660

Place of Death: Cairo


Nuh ibn Mustafa, also known as Nuh Efendi or Vecdî, was an Ottoman scholar, born in Amasya. The exact year of his birth is unknown. He is also identified as Rumî, Konevî and Misrî in reference to the places he resided; Hanefî and Halvetî indicating his religious affiliations; and MüftîFakîh and Hâfiz…

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Şimşek, Murat, “Nuh ibn Mustafa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>

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