Kárk Rolf

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This article follows Eastern-order naming conventions. Here, Rolf is the first-name and Kárk is the surname. In Western-order naming systems and modern naming systems, this name is written as Rolf Kárk.

Kárk Rolf (1560-1610; later Kara Reis) was an Uzakarazilu corsair.

Kárk Rolf
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Other names Kara Reis
Citizenship Uzakarazilu
Occupation Pirate
Years active 24
Employer Fakhreddin Bey
Home town Hercegbolü
Title Hevf-i Behir

Biography[edit]

Youth[edit]

He would join the Ottoman Uzakarazi corsairs and he turned Turk.

The Venetian Raid[edit]

In 1585, He was made chief of the Venetian raid. His men managed to capture a famous Paduan actress and writer, who would later become his wife.

Marriage[edit]

He married Elişba Aslıhan Hatun in 1587 and had one son from her:

Notes[edit]

  1. Sabulç comes from the Hungarian given name Szabolcs.