Hayreddin Barbarossa

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Hayreddin Barbarossa
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Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha
Elk-name Barbarossa (Red Beard)
Hayreddin
Hızır Reis
Born c. 1478
Mytilene, Lesbos, Ottoman Empire
Dee'd 4 Julie 1546 (aged 67–68)
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
Service/branch  Ottoman Empire Navy
Years o service c. 1500–1545
Rank Admiral

Hayreddin Barbarossa (Laitin: Ariadenus Barbarussa), or Barbarossa Hayreddin Pasha (Turkis: Barbaros Hayreddin (Hayrettin) Paşa or Hızır Hayreddin (Hayrettin) Paşa; an aa Hızır Reis afore bein promotit tae the rank o Pasha an acomin the Kapudan Pasha), born Khizr or Khidr (Turkis: Hızır; c. 1478 – 4 Julie 1546), wis an Ottoman admiral o the fleet wha wis born in the island o Lesbos an dee'd in Constantinople, the Ottoman caipital. Barbarossa's naval veectories secured Ottoman dominance ower the Mediterranean during the mid 16t century, frae the Battle o Preveza in 1538 till the Battle o Lepanto in 1571.