Devşirme
Devşirme (literally "collecting" in Turkish), also known as the blood tax or tribute in blood, was chiefly the annual practice by which the Ottoman Empire sent military to abduct boys, sons of their C...
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Dukakinzade Ahmed Pasha
Dukakinoğlu Ahmed Pasha (Turkish: Dukakinoğlu Ahmed Paşa; died March 1515) was an Ottoman statesman, serving as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1515. He hailed from the Sanjak of A...
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Pargalı Ibrahim Pasha
Pargalı İbrahim Paşa ("Ibrahim Pasha of Parga"; 1493, Parga, Republic of Venice – 15 March 1536, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire), also known as Frenk İbrahim Paşa ("the Westerner"), Makbul İbrahim Paş...
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Gedik Ahmed Pasha
Gedik Ahmed Pasha (died 18 November 1482) was an Ottoman statesman and admiral who served as Grand Vizier and Kapudan Pasha (Grand Admiral of the Ottoman Navy) during the reigns of sultans Mehmed II a...
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Rum Mehmed Pasha
Rum Mehmed Pasha was an Ottoman statesman of Greek descent. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1466 to 1469.Upon the urging of Karamanlı Mehmet Pasha, sultan Mehmet II the Conqueror dismis...
Lutfi Pasha
Lütfi Pasha (Turkish: Lütfi Paşa, more fully Damat Çelebi Lütfi Paşa ibn Abd al-Mu'in; c. 1488 – 27 March 1564, Didymoteicho) was an Ottoman statesman and grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire under ...
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Kuyucu Murad Pasha
Kuyucu Murad Pasha (Turkish for "Murad Pasha the Well-digger", i.e. "Gravedigger"; died 1611) was an Ottoman statesman of Croatian origin who served as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire during the re...
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Ishak Pasha
Ishak Pasha (Turkish: İshak Paşa; fl. 1469–died 1497) was an Ottoman general, statesman, and later Grand Vizier.
Halil Inalcik believes that Ishak Pasha is created by the confusion between sev...
Rüstem Pasha
Rüstem Pasha Opuković ([ɾysˈtem paˈʃa]; Ottoman Turkish: رستم پاشا; Croatian: Rustem-Paša Opuković c. 1500 – 10 July 1561) was an Ottoman Croatian statesman. He served as the grand vizier of s...
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Kemankeş Mustafa Pasha
Kemankeş Kara Mustafa Pasha ("Black Mustafa Pasha the Archer" in Turkish; 1592 – 31 January 1644) was an Ottoman military officer and statesman. He served as Kapudan Pasha and as grand vizier.
Mus...
Zagan Pasha
Zaganos Pasha (Turkish: Zağanos Paşa; fl. 1446 – 1462 or 1469) was an Ottoman military commander, with the titles and ranks of kapudan pasha and the highest military rank, grand vizier, during the...
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Tarhoncu Ahmed Pasha
Tarhoncu Ahmed Pasha (Turkish: Tarhuncu Ahmed Paşa; died 21 March 1653) was an Albanian statesman and Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 20 June 1652 until 21 March 1653, when he was executed...
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Hadım Sinan Pasha
Hadım Sinan Pasha (Turkish: Hadım Sinan Paşa, "Sinan Pasha the Eunuch"; also known as Sinan-paša Borovinić; died 22 January 1517) was an Ottoman statesman and Grand Vizier .
According to Ragus...
Semiz Ali Pasha
Semiz Ali Pasha (Bosnian: Semiz Ali-Paša Pračić) was an Ottoman statesman from the Sanjak of Bosnia that served as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1561 to 1565. He was previously the beyle...
Hadım Hasan Pasha
Hadım Hasan Pasha (died 1598 in Constantinople) was an Ottoman statesman. He was an Albanian Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1597 to 1598. He was also the Ottoman governor of Egypt from 1580 t...
Hadim Mesih Pasha
Hadim Mesih Pasha was an Ottoman statesman. He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1585 to 1586 and the Ottoman governor of Egypt from 1574 to 1580.
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Yavuz Ali Pasha
Yavuz Ali Pasha or Malkoç Ali Pasha (died 26 July 1604, Belgrade) was an Ottoman statesman. He was of Serbian origin and served as the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1603 to 1604. He also ser...
Hadım Ali Pasha
Hadım Ali Pasha (died July 1511), also known as Atik Ali Pasha, was an Ottoman statesman (hadım means "eunuch" in Turkish). He served as governor of Rumeli, and led the Ottoman army in the Ottoman–Mam...
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Yunus Pasha
Yunus Pasha (died September 13, 1517) was an Ottoman statesman. He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire for eight months in 1517, serving from January 30 until his death on September 13.
It has ...
Nevesinli Salih Pasha
Nevesinli Salih Pasha (Bosnian: Salih-paša Nevesinjac, died 16 September 1647) was an Ottoman civil servant and grand vizier.
Salih Pasha was from Nevesinje, Sanjak of Herzegovina, Bosnia Eyal...
Koca Mustafa Pasha
Koca Mustafa Pasha (died 1512) was an Ottoman statesman. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1511 to 1512. He was Greek (Rum) and not a devşirme.
He started his career as kapıcıbaşı, th...
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Dervish Mehmed Pasha the Bosniak
Dervish Mehmed Pasha (Turkish: Derviş Mehmed Paşa; died 9 December 1606) was an Ottoman statesman that served as the Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire briefly between 21 June 1606 – 9 December 16...
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Sokolluzade Lala Mehmed Pasha
Sokolluzade Lala Mehmed Pasha (died 21 June 1606) was an Ottoman statesman from the Sanjak of Bosnia. He may have been a cousin of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha and served as tutor (lala) to a royal prince. He...
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Ayas Mehmed Pasha
Ayas Mehmed Pasha (1483–1539) was an Ottoman statesman. He was an Albanian born in Himare region (between Vlore and Delvina) in Albania and was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1536 to 1539.His...
Mesih Pasha
Mesih Paşa or Misac Pasha (died November 1501) was an Ottoman statesman of Byzantine Greek origin, being a nephew of the last Byzantine emperor, Constantine XI Palaiologos. He served as Kapudan Pasha ...
Nasuh Pasha
Nasuh Pasha was an Ottoman statesman of Albanian origin. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 5 August 1611 until 17 October 1614. He was from Gümülcine (modern Komotini) and was a damat to ...
Hadım Suleiman Pasha
Hadım Suleiman Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: خادم سلیمان پاشا; Turkish: Hadım Süleyman Paşa; c. 1467 – September 1547) was an Ottoman statesman and military commander. He was the (viceroy) of Ottoma...
Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha
Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha (Bosnian: Lala Kara Mustafa-Paša, or simply Lala Mustafa Pasha) (c. 1500 – 7 August 1580) was a Bosniak Ottoman general and Grand Vizier from the Sanjak of Bosnia.He was b...
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