Episode 1.9 - Hayreddin Barbarossa

Hayreddin Barbarossa was a Turkish pirate who helped expand the Ottoman Empire west, turned from corsair to admiral, built the Ottoman Navy, and helped change the balance of power in the Mediterranean.

Sources

  • Ernle Bradford, The Sultan's Admiral
  • E. Hamilton Currey, Sea-Wolves of the Mediterranean
  • Islands and Military Orders, c.1291-c.1798, Ed: Simon Phillips
  • Kenneth Setton, A History of the Crusades

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