- Frederick. Frederick I(def 1).
- the planning and operational code name the Germans gave to their invasion of the Soviet Union (June 22, 1941).
- Aruj, died 1518, Barbary pirate, born in Greece.
- Khair ed-Din, c1466–1546, Barbary pirate, born in Greece (brother of Barbarossa I).
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Anyhow no one, not even Barbarossa, could hold the Turks back now.
Get into line,” said Barbarossa to his captains, “and do as you see me do.
Barbarossa had never expected Doria to hazard a landing, and he was right.
Barbarossa himself was born in Lesbos, probably of a Greek mother.
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- the nickname of the Holy Roman Emperor Frederick ISee Frederick Barbarossa
- real name Khair ed-Din . c . 1465–1546, Turkish pirate and admiral: conquered Tunis for the Ottomans (1534)
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