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He got no consolation, however. In July, he travelled to Cairo before taking up what would be his last appointment as Governor of Jeddah.

Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali, poet, calligrapher and state official, truly a man of the pen, served in mutafa official capacity in Ottoman: Likewise, on 6JanumyRaimond de Beccarie de Pavie, baron Seigneur de Fourquevaux and ambassador of King Charles IX to Spain from towrote concerning the state of the fortifications of Birgu-Borgo that in geliboluou event of another Ottoman attack inthe year after the siege ended, “the Catholic King will send Germans, Spanish and Italians who will dig in on the mountain rif St Elmo the Sciberras promontory, future site of Valletta.

For the next twenty years, his life paralleled that of his employer, who by that time was a Grand Vizier. Turkiye Diyanet Vakft Yaymlan, 20 12s.

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Gelioblulu using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The family was well-connected. The text recording the siege and the brief biographical note on Turgut Pasha reproduced below and translated by the authors from Osmanlija 1 I English were written in the period between andapproximately three decades after the siege took place, from information provided by participants in the siege known to the author.

A repaired cannon exploding in the battery wli him seems to be much more plausible as the cause of his mortal head injury.

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That he remained conscious and heard iJJc news of its conquest, and only then expired, defies medical science, given the physical injuries he sustained. The death of Turgut Pasha, the sour relationship between Piyale Pasha and Mustafa Pasha, the fact that most of the gunpowder and cannon balls had been expended in the siege of Masin Yermo St Elmothe lazy and motivation-less troops, the augury of evil and omen of misfortune given at the start of the expedition by the Vizierazam Grand Vizierand the forthcoming hard winter, these would make the lifting of the siege and a delay in the taking of the Island of Malta inevitable.


Even though Piyale Pasha was a very successful naval commander and Turgut Dragut Pasha, the contemporary of Barbaros Hayreddin Pasha, was a very good maritime commander, the augury of misfortune and Mustafa Pasha’s general-ship meant that the expedition would go wrong. The Essence of History. With such a quantity of resources many cities and castles should have been taken, but this was not the case of Malta.

These were so ruined that even the oldest veterans were astounded. Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. See for example, A. He later entered the Court of the Sultan Suleymanbut his ambition displeased the court members and he was sent back to the Prince’s Court. The family was possibly of Bosnian ancestry. Standing as he was with his back to the guns cannons to observe their fire, a s! Tl 1 people standing around lowr I rht’ Vi.

Retrieved from ” https: This page was last edited on 21 Decemberat There seems therefore little room for giving any credence to the widespread report that Turgut Pasha died on receipt of the news of the fall of St Elmo on 23 June, 19 which Balbi also relates – “This dog had not died until half an hour qfier St Elmo was captured.

Log In Sign Up. It should be noted that there are numerous Ottoman variant copies of the Kunhu’l-Ahbar, that copy which has been employed 1 Osrnanlfja was the Ottoman language written and spoken by officialdom and the elite.

He ordered them to aim lower. Rather, it seems most probable that Turgut Pasha died on 18 June.

This work is not an “official history”, as Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali was not an official Ottoman historian, but he obtained information from participants in the siege, moving in high Ottoman circles, at times attached to the well-connected Bosnian Vizier, Lala Mustafa Pasha 2 c. There was no chance qf saving his life, the renegade aoi, and if he lied, the Grand Master might have him hanged. Help Center Find new research papers in: Kiinhii’l-Ahbar- The Truth of Events fourth chapter ff.


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For other uses, see Mustafa Ali disambiguation. In other words, reports are one thing, reality often another. Joseph Mizzi Front cover: I 11l’olher Vitzters,w1rc ‘ I. He began his formal education at age 6 and was trained in religion and logic.

Malta Libraries and Heritage Malta, He continued his education in Istanbul where he studied holy law, lettering and grammar. Due to this order, the troops started to reproach the Pasha, and because of this order the cannons were not fired and the troops’ readiness for fighting the jihad was lost, and there was no choice but to withdraw.

Although for obvious reasons the actual cause of death was not officially reported, other accounts were related, as was related by Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali gelubolulu above.

Terrance M P Duggan. Clot, Mustafz Magnificent, trans.

Subsequently he was appointed beylerbey Governor General of Trablus Garp. However that interlude was short-lived.

The brief biographical note on Turgut Pasha. But this seems most unlikely to have been the case, as both Turgut Pasha and Soli Aga were expert artillerymen. Concerning the translation of this text, additions to the text are given in round brackets, an aside by Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali is given in mustafaa brackets, and the technical terminology such as rank of office, the names of types of vessels etc.

Knights of Malta – History 2. It is noteworthy that Gelibolulu Mustafa Ali in this passage does not characterise this campaign as a defeat, rather as a withdrawal and an unfortunate delay in the taking of the Malta Kalesi.

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