D̲j̲awād Pas̲h̲a
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, Aḥmad (T. Ahmed Cevad Paṣa), 1851-1900, Ottoman Grand Vizier. Born in Syria, the son of the mīralāy Muṣṭafā ʿĀṣi̊m (whose family originated from Afyonkarahisar), he was educated at the Military College and completed the Staff College course in 1871. He served in the Russo-Turkish war as A.D.C. to the Commander-in-Chief Süleymān Pas̲h̲a and as chief of staff of Nad̲j̲īb Pas̲h̲a’s division. Rapidly promoted, he was appointed successively ambassador to Montenegro, with the rank of mīrliwā (1301/1884), chief of staff to the governor and military commander of Crete, S̲h̲ā…

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Baysun, M. Cavid, “D̲j̲awād 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 November 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2023>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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