BARBAROSSA (i. e. Red-beard), HORUK


BARBAROSSA (i. e. Red-beard), HORUK
   a native of Mitylene; turned corsair; became sovereign of Algiers by the murder of Selim the emir, who had adopted him as an ally against Spain; was defeated twice by the Spanish general Gomarez and slain (1473-1518).

The Nuttall Encyclopaedia. . 1907.


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