Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha

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Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha (also known as Divitdar Emin Mehmed Pasha or Emin Mehmed Pasha or Muhammad Pasha Amin; died 1753, Cairo) was an Ottoman statesman who served as grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1750 to 1752.[1] After this, he was exiled to Rethymno on Crete for three years.[1]

After returning from exile, he served as the Ottoman governor of Egypt in 1753.[1] He died either one day (May 1753)[1] or two months (August 1753)[2] after taking office as governor of Egypt in Cairo. He was buried near the shrine and tomb of Al-Shafi‘i.[2]

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  1. ^ a b c d Mehmet Süreyya (1996) [1890], Nuri Akbayar; Seyit A. Kahraman, eds., Sicill-i Osmanî (in Turkish), Beşiktaş, Istanbul: Türkiye Kültür Bakanlığı and Türkiye Ekonomik ve Toplumsal Tarih Vakfı, p. 477 
  2. ^ a b 'Abd al-Rahman Jabarti; Thomas Philipp; Moshe Perlmann (1994). Abd Al-Rahmann Al-Jabarti's History of Egypt 1. Franz Steiner Verlag Stuttgart. p. 307. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Seyyid Abdullah Pasha
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
3 January 1750 – 1 July 1752
Succeeded by
Köse Bahir Mustafa Pasha
Preceded by
Seyyid Abdullah Pasha
Ottoman Governor of Egypt
Succeeded by
Baltacızade Mustafa Pasha