Agha, also Aga (Ottoman Turkish: أغا, Persian: آقا āghā “chief, master, lord”), is an honorific title for a civilian or military officer, or often part of such title, and was placed after the name of certain civilian or military functionaries in the Ottoman Empire.
English: Title of high rank within the order of St. John
Rank, see: Bali
English: Eldest son of a baron and heir apparent of the title.
High Rank of oriental official. figuratively, the term is also used to describe one who enjoys an easy life.
The governor of a district or province in the Ottoman Empire.
Superior, well connected, someone in power
boyar: a member of the highest rank of the feudal Bulgarian, Russian, Serbian, Wallachian, Moldavian, and later Romanian aristocracies, second only to the ruling princes (in Bulgaria, tsars) from the 10th century to the 17th century.
Upper class, elite, aristocracy
Expression: ‘blue blood’ = of noble / aristocratic descent.
Wife of a doge.