Khayr ad-Din

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Noun1.Khayr ad-Din - Barbary pirate (died in 1546)
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Thus Sultan Suleyman the Lawgiver (1520-66) used Hayreddin Barbarossa to keep the Spaniards busy in home waters, while Charles V (1517-55) and Philip II of Spain (1556-98) backed campaigns in the eastern Mediterranean by Andrea Doria of Genoa and the Knights of Malta.
We have strong ties due to our common culture and history," said Erdoy-an as he called attention to the maritime victories by Hayreddin Barbarossa Pasha, on Ottoman admiral who fought to protect Algerian people and civilization 300 years ago.