Sheikh Said of Palu or Piran (Kurdish: شێخ سەعیدی ,Şêx Seîd, 1865 – June 29, 1925) was a Zaza Kurd sheikh of the Sunni order and one of the leaders of Kurdish rebellion, also known as the Sheikh Said Rebellion.
He was originally from Çılsütun, Bismil, but his family moved to today's Dicle district of Diyarbakır Province later moved to Hınıs, Erzurum. He was a revered sheikh of the Naqshbandi school of Sufism.
His grandson, Abdülmelik Fırat, was a member of parliament. Fırat says that his ancestors were not involved in politics until his grandfather, for they had cordial relations with the Ottoman elite.
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