Adly Yakan Pasha

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Adly Yakan at the opening of the Luxor-Aswan rail line

Adly Yakan Pasha (18 January 1864 – 22 October 1933) (Arabic: عدلي يكن باشا‎‎), sometimes referred to as Adly Pasha, was an Egyptian political figure. He served as the 14th Prime Minister of Egypt between 1921 and 1922, again between 1926 and 1927, and finally in 1929. He held several prominent political posts including Foreign Minister, Interior Minister and Speaker of the Egyptian Senate.

Personal life[edit]

Yakan was of Turkish origin.[1][2]

He died in Paris, France. He was the great-grandnephew of Muhammad Ali Pasha.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hollingworth, Clare (2015), The Arabs and the West, Routledge, p. 10, ISBN 1317414020, The new prime minister, Adli Yeghen Pasha, one of the elite of Egyptians of Turkish descent... 
  2. ^ Rizk, Yunan Labib (2000), A Diwan of contemporary life (351): Ads: Mirror and catalyst, Al-Ahram, retrieved 18 September 2017, Perhaps the only exception to this phenomenon were such figures as Adli Yakan, Hussein Rushdi and Abdel-Khaleq Tharwat, all hailing from the Turkish aristocracy who never wore traditional Egyptian garb in the first place. 

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mohamed Tawfik Naseem Pasha
Prime Minister of Egypt
1921–1922
Succeeded by
Abdel Khalek Sarwat Pasha
Preceded by
Ahmed Zeiwar Pasha
Prime Minister of Egypt
1926–1927
Succeeded by
Abdel Khalek Sarwat Pasha
Preceded by
Mohamed Mahmoud Pasha
Prime Minister of Egypt
1929–1930
Succeeded by
Mostafa en-Nahas Pasha