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The American Captain William Bainbridge paying tribute to the Dey, circa 1800
The American Captain William Bainbridge paying tribute to the Dey, circa 1800

Dey (Arabic: داي, from Turkish Dayı [1][2]) was the title given to the rulers of the Regency of Algiers (Algeria) under the Ottoman Empire from 1671 onwards. Twenty-nine deys held office from the establishment of the deylicate until the French conquest in 1830. William Bainbridge paying tribute to the Dey. ... William Bainbridge paying tribute to the Dey. ... William Bainbridge (1774-1833). ... Ottoman redirects here. ...


The dey was chosen by local civilian, military, and religious leaders to govern for life and ruled with a high degree of autonomy from the Ottoman sultan. The main sources of his revenues were taxes on the agricultural population, religious tributes, and protection payments rendered by Corsairs, regarded as pirates who preyed on Mediterranean shipping. Sultan (Arabic: سلطان) is an Islamic title, with several historical meanings. ... Composite satellite image of the Mediterranean Sea. ...


The dey was assisted in governing by a divan (ديوان) made up of the Chiefs of the Army and Navy, the Director of Shipping, the Treasurer-General and the Collector of Tributes. This article should be split into multiple articles accessible from a disambiguation page. ...


The dey's realm was divided into three provinces (Constantine, Titteri and Mascara), each of which was administered by a bey (باي) whom he appointed. Bey is originally a Turkish[1][2] word for chieftain, traditionally applied to the leaders of small tribal groups. ...


The rule of the deys came to an end on 5 July 1830, when Hussein Dey (1765–1838) surrendered to invading French forces. is the 186th day of the year (187th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Hussein Dey (also spelled Husayn Dey; 1765 - 1838), was the last of the Ottoman provincial rulers of Algiers (or Deys). ...


Other uses

  • Dey, De or Dé are also Bengali family names.

The Bengali people are the ethnic community from Bengal (divided between India and Bangladesh) on the Indian subcontinent with a history dating back four millennia. ...

See also

Pasha (1535-1700): Muhammad Hassan 1535-1545 Hassan I 1545-1552 (son of Kheir ed Din the brother of Barbarossa) Sahah Rais 1552-1556 Hassan II 1556 Muhammad Kurdogli 1556 Yusuf I 1556 Yahyia Pasha 1557 Hassan I (second time) 1557-1561 Ahmed Bostandji 1561-1562 Hassan I (theerd time...

References

  1. ^ Merriam-Webster Online - Dey
  2. ^ Dictionary.com - Dey

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Dey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (232 words)
Twenty-nine deys held office from the establishment of the deylicate until the French conquest; 14 of them were assassinated.
The dey was chosen by local civilian, military, and pirate leaders to govern for life and ruled with a high degree of autonomy from the Ottoman sultan.
The dey was assisted in governing by a divan (ديوان) made up of the Chiefs of the Army and Navy, the Director of Shipping, the Treasurer-General and the Collector of Tributes.
Susan Dey - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (523 words)
Born to Robert Smith (a newspaper editor) and Gail Dey (a nurse), Susan was a model before starring as Laurie Partridge in the television series The Partridge Family from 1970–1974.
Dey seemed to be attempting a comeback with her appearance in 1981's sexy thriller Looker, but after this high-profile movie she nearly disappeared from the public eye until her starring role in the TV series L.A. Law as Grace Van Owen.
Dey has been married to her second husband, television producer Bernard Sofronski, since 1988.
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