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Malkoçoğlu Bali
Born 1495
Died after 1555
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
Rank Beylerbey
Battles/wars Battle of Mohács

Malkoçoğlu Bali Bey (1495–1555), also known as Malkoç Bey,[1] was an Ottoman military commander and governor, serving Suleiman the Magnificent. The son of Malkoçoğlu Yaya Pasha who had served as Beylerbey of Anatolia and Rumelia and attained the rank of vizier, marrying a daughter of Bayezid II.[citation needed] His younger brother was Malkoçoğlu Mehmet Bey.[citation needed] He distinguished himself at the Battle of Mohács (1526). He then served as the governor (beylerbey) of the Budin Eyalet after 1541.[2][page needed] Balı Bey was the commander of akıncı[3] and gazis.[4]

He was portrayed by actor Burak Özçivit in the Muhteşem Yüzyıl (2011–14) series.

See also


  1. Vera Costantini; Markus Koller (31 July 2008). Living in the Ottoman Ecumenical Community: Essays in Honour of Suraiya Faroqhi. BRILL. pp. 151–. ISBN 978-90-474-3318-7. 
  2. Bietenholz, P.G.; Deutscher, T.B. (2003). Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation. University of Toronto Press. ISBN 9780802085771. Retrieved 2014-10-05. 
  3. Mülayim, S.; Matthews, J. H.; Akad, T. (1996). Nevşehir. Republic of Turkey Ministry of Culture. Retrieved 2014-10-05. 
  4. Yürekli 2016.


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