ʿAbd Allāh Pas̲h̲a
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Muḥsin-Zāde Čelebi , Ottoman statesman and general, son of Muḥsin Čelebi, descended from a family of merchants at Aleppo. He started his career in 1115/1703 in the financial administration with the post of supervisor ( emīn ) of the Mint ( ḍarb-k̲h̲āne ), the defterdār of which was his brother, Meḥmed Efendī. He became son-in-law ( dāmād ) of the Grand-Vizier Čorlulu ʿAlī Pas̲h̲a (1707-10) and enjoyed the favour of the court. On the revolt of Ḳaytās Beg, he was sent to Egypt in 1126/1714, succeeded in subduing the rebel and sent his head to the Porte…

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Rossi, E., “ʿAbd Allāh Pas̲h̲a”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_0071>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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