Hayreddin Barbarossa

Hayreddin Barbarossa or Khayreddin Barbaros: A short biography

Hızır, better known as Khayreddin, or to the west Barbaros because of his orange beard…

How the Ottoman admiral Turgut Reis died during the Siege of Malta

Described as the greatest disciple of Khairedihn (Hayreddin Barbarossa), he emerged as a successful pupil and managed to maintain Ottoman dominance in the Mediterranean despite all the difficulties. Many historians believe that, had he lived, the siege of Malta would have succeeded.