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Deli Ḥusayn Pas̲h̲a
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(d. 1069/1659), Ottoman general, was probably born at Yeñis̲h̲ehir (near Bursa). While serving in the Palace as a balṭad̲j̲i̊ [q.v.], he attracted the attention of Murād IV by a display of physical strength (Naʿīmā, vi, 399 f.); he became an intimate ( muḳarreb ) of the Sultan and rose to be first Küčük and then Büyük Mīr-ak̲h̲ōr (Grand Master of the Horse, see mīr-ak̲h̲ōr ). On 4 Muḥarram 1044/30 June 1634 he was appointed Grand Admiral (Ḳapudān Pas̲h̲a [q.v.]), with the rank of vizier, and as such was present on the Erivan (Rewān [q.v.]) campaign of 1045/1635. On the way back, at Diyā…

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Parmaksizoǧlu, İsmet, “Deli Ḥusayn 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 13 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2990>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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