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Mustafa

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Kara Mustafa

(kärä` mo͝ostäfä`) [Turk. kara=black], d. 1683, Turkish grand vizier (chief executive officer) under Sultan Muhammad IV of the Ottoman Empire (Turkey). He succeeded his brother-in-law, Ahmed KöprülüKöprülü
, family of humble Albanian origin, several members of which served as grand vizier (chief executive officer) in the Ottoman Empire. The name is also spelled Kiuprili, Koprili, and Kuprili.
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. Ambitious and belligerent, he allied himself with the Hungarian rebels under ThökölyThököly, Imre
, 1656–1705, Hungarian rebel, of a noble family of N Hungary. His father, Stephen Thököly, took an important part in the unsuccessful conspiracy of Francis I Rákóczy and Peter Zrinyi against Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and
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 against Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I and led the siege of ViennaVienna
, Ger. Wien, city and province (1991 pop. 1,539,848), 160 sq mi (414 sq km), capital and largest city of Austria and administrative seat of Lower Austria, NE Austria, on the Danube River.
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 in 1683. His military incompetence facilitated the relief of Vienna by King John III of Poland, and the besieging army, including Mustafa, fled in panic. Mustafa suffered several routs during his retreat through Hungary and, having reached Belgrade, was ordered to commit suicide by the sultan.
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LAHORE -- Mustafa Kanju, son of the former minister for state minister for foreign affairs, Siddique Kanju, on Sunday confessed killing Zain accidentally while he was intending to hold aerial firing.
PRESS PHOTO The Kurdish Globe Following a meeting and discussing several internal issues, Head of Change Movement (Gorran) Noshirwan Mustafa and Secretary of Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) politburo Fadhil Mirani stressed on the unity of Kurdish political parties.
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