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Celaleddin Çelebi, who was son of İlyas Çelebi, fourth generation grandson of Rumi, was born in Kütahya and was a Mevlevi sheikh and poet. He abdicated the throne and became Mevlevi, stayed in the service of Emir-i Alem and then Emir Vacid. The poet has the following works: Kelime-i Taybib and İnsan-ı Kamilin, and İşaret’ül-Beşaret book that speaks of conditions of sheikh and mentor and a masnavi called Gençname. His grave is in Erguniye tomb of Kütahya Mevlevi lodge.