Ḳāsim Pas̲h̲a
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, güzeld̲j̲e , Ottoman vizier in the reign of Süleymān the Magnificent, after whom a quarter of Istanbul is called. The facts given about his life in historical records are few and scanty. The earliest historical reference to him concerns his appointment to Ḥamā as sand̲j̲aḳ beg following the victory of Mard̲j̲ Dābiḳ. During his term of office, Ḳāsim Pas̲h̲a suppressed the revolt of Ibn Ḥafs̲h̲, a rebel Arab amīr. Having been appointed Anadolu beglerbegi on Süleymān’s succession to the throne, Ḳāsim Pas̲h̲a took part in the expedition against Rhodes (928/1522), and wa…

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Sümer, F., “Ḳāsim 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 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_3989>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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