Ibrāhīm Derwīs̲h̲ Pas̲h̲a
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(1812-96), Ottoman general, was the son of a certain Ibrāhīm Ag̲h̲a, one of the aʿyān [q.v.] of Lofča (Lovets, in Bulgaria). Entering the army as a volunteer, he was soon commissioned; he was promoted to biñbas̲h̲i̊ in 1252/1836-7 and to müs̲h̲īr (“general”) on 28 April 1862. He was in command of operations in Montenegro [see ḳaradag̲h̲ ], and in 1865, as commander of the Fourth Army, accompanied Aḥmad Ḏj̲ewdet Pas̲h̲a [q.v.] in the pacification of the Ḳozan area of the Taurus. After failing to prevent the spread of the revolt in Herzegovina in 1875, he was dismi…

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Ṣihabeddin Tekindağ, M. C., “Ibrāhīm Derwīs̲h̲ 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 19 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3449>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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