Mimar Sinan

Statue of Mimar Sinan in front of his work, Selimiye Mosque
Statue of Mimar Sinan in front of his work, Selimiye Mosque

Mimar Sinan was the frontrunner among the architects of the Ottoman Era. He was the Chief Architect to many a Sultan. His numerous creations that dot the Turkey skyline still evoke wonder and appreciation and many of the architectural trends he had set are followed till date.