|Biographical detail : ||The most celebrated traveller of the Ottoman empire.
He journeyed for more then forty years throughout the lands of the Ottoman empire and adjoining territories. The result of these travels was his magnum opus Seyahat Nama (1898-1939). He was also the author of other travelogues as Tarihi Saayyah and Evliya Efendt, Narrative of Travel in Europe, Asia and Africa in the 17th century (English translation).
He was also known as Evliya Celebi.