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Paswan-Og̲h̲lu
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(written Pāsbān-og̲h̲lī , as if from Pers. pāsbān “guard, shepherd”, cf. Ḳāmūs al-Aʿlām , ii, 1467) or Pāzwānd-og̲h̲lī (as in ʿAbd al-Raḥmān S̲h̲eref. Taʾrīk̲h̲ , ii, 280) or, according to modern Turkish orthography, Pazvantoğlu (Hamit and Muhsin, Türkiye tarihi, 423), but on his own seal “Pāzwānd-zāde ʿOt̲h̲mān” (in Orěškov, see Bibl .), the rebel Pas̲h̲a of Vidin (1758-1807). His family originated in Tuzla in Bosnia, but his grandfather, Paswan Ag̲h̲a, for his services in the Austrian wars was granted two villages near Vidin [q.v.] in Bulgaria in ca. 1739. ʿOt̲h̲mān’s father ʿÖm…

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Bajraktarević, F., “Paswan-Og̲h̲lu”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 23 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6096>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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