Dukakinzade Ahmed Pasha

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Dukakinoğlu Ahmed Pasha (Turkish: Dukakinoğlu Ahmed Paşa; died March 1515) was an Ottoman statesman, serving as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1512 to 1515. He hailed from the Sanjak of Albania, with his prefix implying descendance of the Dukagjini family (dukakinoğlu - "son-of-Dukagjin").[1] He was brought up in the Ottoman system by way of devşirme.

His son, Dukakinzade Mehmed Pasha, was the governor of the Egypt Eyalet from 1544 to 1546, until he was executed.[2]

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Annotations[edit]

  • Dukakinoğlu is a cognate to Dukakinzade, which he is sometimes referred to as.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.arnavutum.com/modules.php?name=Content&pa=showpage&pid=123.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  2. ^ Michael Winter (14 January 2004). Egyptian Society Under Ottoman Rule, 1517-1798. Taylor & Francis. p. 35. ISBN 978-0-203-16923-0. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
18 December 1514 – 8 September 1515
Succeeded by
Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha