Kurd Mehmed Pasha

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Kurd Mehmed Pasha, or Kurt Mehmet Pasha, (Mehmed Pasha the Wolf; died 1605 or 1606) was an Ottoman statesman who served as the Ottoman governor of Egypt from 1594 or 1595 (specifically, 1003 AH) to April 1596, and the Ottoman governor of Aleppo from 1596 or 1597 (specifically, 1005 AH) sporadically until his death.[1]

He graduated from the palace Enderun School in Istanbul and became kapıcıbaşı ("chief gatekeeper," a sort of master of ceremonies) in 1582.[1]

He died in 1605 or 1606 and was buried in the Atik Ali Pasha Mosque's cemetery in Istanbul.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c Süreyya, Bey Mehmet, Nuri Akbayar, and Seyit Ali. Kahraman. Sicill-i Osmanî. Beşiktaş, İstanbul: Kültür Bakanlığı Ile Türkiye Ekonomik Ve Toplumsal Tarih Vakfı'nın Ortak Yayınıdır, 1890. Print.
Political offices
Preceded by
Hadım Hafız Ahmed Pasha
Ottoman Governor of Egypt
1594–1595
Succeeded by
Emir Mehmed Pasha