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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī Bey
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Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī b. Muḥammad Bey b. ʿAlī al-Turkī (r. 1148–69/1735–56), widely known as ʿAlī Bāshā, was the son of the stepbrother of Ḥusayn Bey b. ʿAlī (r. 1117–48/1705–35), the founder of the Ḥusaynid dynasty in Tunis (r. 1117–1376/1705–1957). His parental grandmother descended from the tribe of Awled Shennouf (or al-Shenenfa, Awlād Shanūf) who dominated the town and the region of al-Kāf, in the western border region of the province of Tunis. When his uncle Ḥusayn b. ʿAlī appointed him in 1118/1706 as co-commander of the maḥalla (the military force that travelled twice a year a…

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Ben Slimane, Fatma, “Abū l-Ḥasan ʿAlī Bey”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, THREE, Edited by: Kate Fleet, Gudrun Krämer, Denis Matringe, John Nawas, Devin J. Stewart. Consulted online on 30 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30043>
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