Mezzo Morto Hüseyin Pasha
Who was Mezzo Morto Hüseyin Pasha?
Hassan Mezzomorto or Hajji Husain Mezzomorto was an Ottoman corsair, bey, and finally Kapudan Pasha of the Ottoman Navy. His epithet mezzomorto is the Italian for "half-dead", acquired during a fight when he was gravely injured.
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on July 23, 2013