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Kabakči̊-Og̲h̲lu Muṣṭafā
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, chief of the rebellion which overthrew the Ottoman sultan Selīm III. Originally from Kastamuni, a town in north western Anatolia, he was chosen as their leader by the yamaks (supernumerary janissaries) of the Rumelikavak fortresses on the Bosphorus, who rioted on 17 Rabīʿ I 1222/25 May 1807 upon the instigation of the ḳāʾim-maḳam of the grand vizier, Köse Mūsā Pas̲h̲a, and the S̲h̲ayk̲h̲ al-Islām ʿAṭāʾ Allāh Efendi. He conducted the rebellion in an orderly manner, put to death the principal organizers of the Niẓām-i d̲j̲edīd [q.v.] and served the aims of the instigators of the …

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Kuran, E., “Kabakči̊-Og̲h̲lu Muṣṭafā”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3735>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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