Şükrullah

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Ottoman historian
Şükrullah
Title Şükrullah
Born 1388
Died 1488
Era Ottoman Empire
Main interest(s) Ottoman history
Notable work(s) "Bahjat al—tawari'kh" ("Joy of Histories")

Şükrullah (1388-1488) was a 15th-century Ottoman historian and diplomat.[1] He was born in 1388 in Amasya and died in Constantinople and is one of the earliest Ottoman historians. He wrote an famous universal history in the 1460s Persian language named Bahjat al—tawari'kh [Joy of Histories] and presented it to Mahmud Pasha Angelovic.[2] His work was used by later Ottoman historians.

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Oxford History of Historical Writing 3: 1400-1800, José Rabasa,D. Daniel R. Woolf, page 196, 2012
  2. ^ The Oxford History of Historical Writing 3: 1400-1800, José Rabasa,D. Daniel R. Woolf, page 196, 2012