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 Mimar Sinan

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Mimar Sinan

  • Birth 15 Apr 1489 Kayseri, Turkey
  • Death 17 Jul 1588 Istanbul, Turkey
  • Burial Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey
  • Plot In front of Halic wall of Suleymaniye Mosque
  • Memorial ID 16628999

Also called MIMAR KOCA SINAN ("Great Architect Sinan")

Most celebrated of all Ottoman architects, whose ideas, perfected in the construction of mosques and other buildings, served as the basic themes for virtually all later Turkish religious and civic architecture. For nearly 50 years, he worked with a large team of assistants consisting of architects and master builders.




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  • Created by: Güner N. Akgün
  • Added: 13 Nov 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16628999
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mimar Sinan (15 Apr 1489–17 Jul 1588), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16628999, citing Mimar Sinan Turbesi, Istanbul, Istanbul, Turkey ; Maintained by Güner N. Akgün (contributor 46802547) .