Reis (military rank)

Reis (sometimes spelled Rais) was a Turkish military rank akin to that of a naval captain, that was commonly added to the officer's name as an epithet during the Ottoman Empire. Examples include:

The rank Reis Pasha referred to an Admiral, while the Kapudan Pasha (akin to Grand Admiral; literally "Captain Pasha") title referred to the commander-in-chief of the Ottoman Navy fleet.

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