Hüseyin Ağa, Ottoman Court Official
fl. late 15th/9th c. AH
He was the chief white eunuch and keeper of the gate (Kapı Ağası ) at the Ottoman Court under Bayezid II (r. 1481-1512/886-918 AH). He is known as a patron of architecture who commissioned the Kapı Ağası Medrese in Amasya and converted the Church of Saints Sergius and Bacchus in Istanbul into a mosque.
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Hüseyin Ağa, Ottoman Court Official
Kapı Ağası Hüsayin
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Huseyin Aga
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Husayn Agha
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