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Sinan

[si-nahn] /sɪˈnɑn/
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1489?–1587, Turkish architect, especially of mosques.
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most celebrated of all Ottoman architects, whose ideas, perfected in the construction of mosques and other buildings, served as the basic themes for virtually all later Turkish religious and civic architecture.

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