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Admiral of Ottoman Empire

Khairuddin Barbarossa was the famous Navy Fleet Admiral for Ottoman Empire, born in 1478, also known as “The Red Beard Barbarossa” because his beard is red colour. The name considered in west as a scary sea pirate. Once he landed on a coast to rob the people. An old lady got in his way for his shameful attitude. She defined his name and the job he does. Barbarossa was so ashamed that he forgives the piracy and changed into a true Muslim. He was the most successful Navy Fleet Admiral during his time. Barbarossa was a bright and intelligent person. One of the amazing things is that he was experts in six languages (Turkish, Greek, Arab, Spain, Italy and France). Barbarossa established Ottoman supremacy in the Mediterranean which lasted for many decades.
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