Davud Pasha (governor of Egypt)

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This is an Ottoman Turkish style name. Davud is the given name, the title is Pasha, and there is no family name.

Davud Pasha (sometimes spelled Da'ud Pasha; died September 1549) was an Ottoman statesman who was the Ottoman governor of Egypt from April 1538 to September 1549.[1][2]

He was a good friend of his predecessor of the office, Hadım Suleiman Pasha, who helped him get the position. The two men shared a long-standing feud with Rüstem Pasha.[1]

Davud Pasha died in office in September 1549, after holding the Egypt governorship for over 11 years.[2]

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  1. ^ a b Giancarlo Casale (26 January 2010). The Ottoman Age of Exploration. Oxford University Press. pp. 87, 102. ISBN 978-0-19-979879-7. 
  2. ^ a b 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 Süleyman Pasha
Ottoman Governor of Egypt
April 1538 – September 1549
Succeeded by
Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha
as acting Governor