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About Mimar Sinan
Koca Mimar Sinan Ağa (Ottoman Turkish: قوجو معمار سنان آغا; Modern Turkish: Mimar Sinan) (15 April 1489 - 17 July 1588) was the chief Ottoman architect and civil engineer for sultans Suleiman I, Selim II, and Murad III. He was, during a period of fifty years, responsible for the construction or the supervision of every major building in the Ottoman Empire. More than three hundred structures are credited to his name, not including some more modest projects, such as his Koran schools (sibyan mektebs). His masterpiece is the Selimiye Mosque in Edirne, although his most famous work is the Suleiman Mosque in Istanbul. He had under him an extensive governmental department and trained many assistants who, in turn, distinguished themselves, including Sedefhar Mehmet Ağa, architect of the Sultan Ahmed Mosque. He is considered the greatest architect of the classical period of Ottoman architecture, and is often compared to Michelangelo, his contemporary in the West. The stature of Michelangelo and his plans for St. Peter's Basilica in Rome were well-known in Istanbul, since he (and also Leonardo da Vinci) received an invitation to build a bridge over the Golden Horn by the Ottoman Sultan Bayezid II in 1502.

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1. Sabiha Gökçen 62070
2. Mehmet Haberal 47291
3. Mimar Sinan 35016
4. Türkan Saylan 28290
5. Harun Parlar 16306
6. Oktay Sinanoğlu 13161
7. Cahit Arf 8723
8. Ali Bardakoglu 4508
9. Ahmet Taner Kışlalı 2139
10. Ilber Ortayli 1449

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8. Mehmet Haberal 47291
9. Albert Einstein 44932
10. Olavo de Carvalho 40570
11. Oswaldo Cruz 35981
12. Mimar Sinan 35016
13. Türkan Saylan 28290
14. Nicolae Paulescu 27101
15. Nikola Tesla 21484
16. Marie Curie 19014

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2 South Korea 194 1673996
3 India 162 3656653
4 Brazil 144 4651131
5 Romania 142 475351
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8 Portugal 30 263100
9 United States of America 28 1413913
10 Ukraine 23 225335
11 Serbia 23 204903
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14 Saudi Arabia 13 765940
15 Poland 11 398746
16 Israel 11 64612
17 Macedonia 11 946082
18 Bulgaria 8 321378
19 Jordan 7 515457
20 France 6 83017
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24 Lebanon 2 540131
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26 Pakistan 1 274318
27 Norway 1 14489
28 Oman 0 4
29 Panama 0 1
30 Papua New Guinea 0 0
31 Paraguay 0 13
32 Peru 0 1632
33 Philippines 0 617
34 Lesotho 0 0
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36 Libya 0 143
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55 San Marino 0 0
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67 Jamaica 0 8060
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