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ʿAbdī Pāshā (Abdi Paşa) (2)
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ʿAbdī Pāshā (Abdi Paşa) (2): ʿAbd al-Raḥmān (d. 1098/1686), a statesman and vizier in the Ottoman government, and the last governor of the city of Būdīn (Budapest).

ʿAbdī Pāshā was of Albanian extraction and trained in the Janissary corps. He participated in the Ottoman expeditions to the Balkans, Poland and Crete, and performed important services (Türkiye Diyanet, 1/156). He also served as the governor of different places such as Baghdad, Egypt, Bosnia and Aleppo, as well as Būdīn (Türkiye Diyanet, 1/156; Süreyya, 3/316). In his second term as governor of Būdīn, the city …

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Dianat, Ali Akbar and Translated by Hassan Lahouti, “ʿAbdī Pāshā (Abdi Paşa) (2)”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 28 May 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0077>
First published online: 2015

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