• Born date: 1611-03-25
  • Born in: Istanbul
  • Death year: 1682
  • Death in: Cairo
Evliya Çelebi

Mehmed Zilli (25 March 1611 – after 1682), known as Evliya Çelebi (Ottoman Turkish: اوليا چلبى), was an Ottoman Turk who travelled through the territory of the Ottoman Empire and neighboring lands over a period of forty years, recording his commentary in a travelogue called Seyâhatnâme.