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Saturday, March 24, 2007

YUSUF: “Court tutor Hafiz Yusuf” (d. 1783)

Hafiz Yusuf was born in Anatolia but migrated to Istanbul. He was keenly interested in calligraphy and received his icazet from Ibrahim Rodosi. He learned the niceties of the art of calligraphy from Hoca Mehmet Rasim Effendi of Egrikapi, and was appointed teacher in Galatasaray Lycee.He died in 1201 H.

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