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ʿAbbās Pasha
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ʿAbbās Pasha, also known as ʿAbbās Ḥilmī I, was one of the khedives of Egypt (r. 1264–1270/1848–1854).

ʿAbbās, born in Jeddah in 1228/1813, was the only child of Aḥmad Ṭūsun, the son of Muḥammad ʿAlī Pasha. After his father died, his grandfather Muḥammad ʿAlī Pasha became his guardian, with particular responsibility for his education (Sāmī, 1(3)/71; Fahmī 40; Jawāhir Kalām, 84; Holt, 193). During this period ʿAbbās accompanied his paternal uncle, Ibrāhīm Pasha, on campaigns in Syria, took charge of certain gover…

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Saheb, Nooshin and Translated by Hassan Lahouti, “ʿAbbās Pasha”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 02 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0019>
First published online: 2015

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