S̲h̲erīf Ḥasan Pas̲h̲a
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, Ottoman Grand Vizier in the reign of Selīm III, was the son of Čelebi Ḥād̲j̲d̲j̲ī Süleymān Ag̲h̲a, one of the aʿyān [q.v.] of Rusčuḳ, who is mentioned in the year 1183/1770 as leader of the troops of Rusčuḳ, Silistre and Yergögü (Giurgewo) in the war against Russia (1769-1774). He himself took part with distinction in the raid led by the Crimean K̲h̲ān into the Ukraine in the winter of 1769, a campaign celebrated through Baron de Tott’s description ( Mémoires , ii, 202-67), as serdengečdi ag̲h̲asi̊ (chief of the volunteers). In the course of the campaign he was rewarded for the…

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Mordtmann, J.H. and Kuran, E., “S̲h̲erīf Ḥasan 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 24 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2774>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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