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Red̲j̲eb Pas̲h̲a
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Topal (d. 1041/1632), Ottoman Grand Vizier under Sultan Murād IV [q.v.]. Of Bosnian origin, he began his career in the bostand̲j̲i̊ corps and attained the high office of Bostand̲j̲i̊-bas̲h̲i̊ [q.v.] in the reign of Aḥmed I [q.v.]. Although slightly invalid (a sufferer from gout, hence topal ), he continued his career: a vizier since 1031/1622, he was appointed commander-in-chief in the Black Sea. With his squadron he defeated a Cossack fleet of 600 s̲h̲ayḳas . Red̲j̲eb Pas̲h̲a was Ḳapudān-pas̲h̲a 1032-5/1623-26. Commanding the fleet in Rad̲j̲ab-Ramaḍān 1033/May-July 1624 …

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Groot, A.H. de, “Red̲j̲eb 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 15 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6273>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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