Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Temeşvarlı Osman Ağa
(531 words)

Date of Birth: 1671

Place of Birth: Timișoara (present-day Romania)

Date of Death: Unknown; after 1725

Place of Death: Unknown; presumably Istanbul


The only source of information about Temeşvarlı Osman Ağa’s life is his own works. He was born into a military-class family but lost his parents while he was still a child. Thanks to his prowess in horsemanship and swordsmanship, he became a seni…

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Dinç, Emine Nurefşan, “Temeşvarlı Osman Ağa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>

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