Ghazi is a title given to Muslim warriors or champions. It may be used out of respect or officially.
Many of the Ottoman Sultans wore this title officially (as in Caliph Sultan Ghazi Mehmed II Khan Caesar), along with Khan and Caesar. The Mughal Emperors also officially used the term Badshah Ghazi and sometimes also added the terms Alam Panah and Zilallah. Muslim champions, such as Saladin and Ahmad ibn Ibrahim, may have this title added to their name out of respect, respectively Ghazi Saladin and Ahmad Al-Ghazi.
The term Ghazi (Arabic: غازى) may refer to:
- Ghazi warriors who fought for Islam
"Ghazi" as an honorific is a title gained by fighting for Islam or defending Muslims. "Ghazi" can also be a given name or a family name. Examples of all three uses are included below.
- Ghazi of Iraq, King of the Kingdom of Iraq
- Abdullah Shah Ghazi, 8th century Sufi saint in Pakistan
- Ghazi Khan, 15th century Baloch Chief from Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan
- Ahmad ibn Ibrihim al-Ghazi, Somali general of the Adal Sultanate
- Ghazi Muhammad, first imam of Dagestan
- Gazi Evrenos, Ottoman military commander
- Habibullah Ghazi, Emir of Afghanistan
- Ghazi Abdul Rahman Al Gosaibi (1940 – 2010) Saudi Arabian politician, technocrat and novelist
- Ghazi Aridi (born 1954), Lebanese politician
- Ghazi Mashal Ajil al-Yawer, former President of Iraq
- Ghazi ilmuddin shaheed of Lahore, Pakistan
- Ghazi Suliman Abu Awwad, a famous English teacher from Jordan.
- Ghazi, Iran, city in North Khorasan Province
- Ghazi Rural District, an administrative subdivision of North Khorasan Province, Iran
- Ghazi, NWFP, a village in the NWFP, Pakistan. Site of Tarbela Dam and Ghazi Barotha Dam
- The PNS Ghazi, a Pakistan Navy submarine sunk in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1971
- Dera Ghazi Khan, city in Southern Punjab, Pakistan
- Dera Ghazi Khan District in Pakistan
- Field Marshal Ghazi Mustafa Kemal Pasha, Commander in chief of Turkish Armed Forces, 1st President of Turkey
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