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Sedefkar Mehmed Agha

1540 - 1617

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Sedefkar Mehmed Agha or Sedefqar Mehmeti of Elbasan (Modern Turkish: Sedefkâr Mehmet Ağa, Albanian: Sedefqar Mehmeti Aga Elbasanit, about 1540–1617) is recorded as the Ottoman Albanian architect of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque (the "Blue Mosque") in Istanbul. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Sedefkar Mehmed Agha has received more than 128,489 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia. Sedefkar Mehmed Agha is the 267th most popular architect, the 40th most popular biography from Albania and the most popular Albanian Architect.

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Among ARCHITECTS

Among architects, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha ranks 267 out of 518Before him are François de Cuvilliés, Ustad Ahmad Lahori, Friedrich August Stüler, Nicolai Eigtved, Miklós Ybl, and Hermogenes of Priene. After him are Christian Frederik Hansen, Trdat, Bernardo Buontalenti, Salomon de Bray, Glenn Murcutt, and Pierre-François-Léonard Fontaine.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1540, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha ranks 20Before him are Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur de Brantôme, Princess Cecilia of Sweden, Ostilio Ricci, Denis Calvaert, Paschal Baylón, and Simone Peterzano. After him are Hedwig of Brandenburg, Duchess of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Lady Katherine Grey, Philips of Marnix, Lord of Saint-Aldegonde, Giovanni Artusi, Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser, and Michael Rohoza. Among people deceased in 1617, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha ranks 16Before him are 4th Dalai Lama, Fausto Veranzio, Dorothea of Denmark, Duchess of Brunswick-Lüneburg, Giovanni Botero, Leonora Dori, and Alphonsus Rodriguez. After him are Prospero Alpini, Giovanni Antonio Magini, Dorothea Maria of Anhalt, Isaac Oliver, and François d'Aguilon.

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In Albania

Among people born in Albania, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha ranks 40 out of 150Before him are Marin Barleti (1450), Gjon Kastrioti (1400), Koca Davud Pasha (1401), Gjergj Fishta (1871), Bujar Nishani (1966), and Dritëro Agolli (1931). After him are Abdyl Frashëri (1839), Aleksandër Stavre Drenova (1872), Ilir Meta (1969), Adil Çarçani (1922), Leka, Crown Prince of Albania (1939), and Evangelos Zappas (1800).

Among ARCHITECTS In Albania

Among architects born in Albania, Sedefkar Mehmed Agha ranks 1