Süleyman Çelebi,The Author of the Mevlid Readfor Centuries

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The famous writer of mevlit and a divan poet ofBursa. He was born in 1351. He was the son of vizierAhmet Pafla. He was also known as SüleymanDede. The poet was the caliph of Emir Sultan, andaccording to some sources, he was either the imamof Y›ld›r›m or the Ulucami. He died in Bursa in1422. He was buried in his tomb located on the Çekirgeroad, Yo¤urtlubaba Graveyard. He was acknowledgedas the founder of Ottoman poetry. Mevlit,most known work of him in Islamic world, hadbeen published in many languages.