Gürcü Mehmed Pasha

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Mehmed

Gürcü Mehmet Paşa.JPG
An Ottoman miniature of the pasha
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
In office
27 September 1651 – 20 June 1652
MonarchMehmet IV
Preceded byAbaza Siyavuş Pasha I
Succeeded byTarhoncu Ahmed Pasha
Personal details
Died1665
Buda, Ottoman Hungary
NationalityOttoman
OriginsGeorgian

Gürcü Mehmed Pasha (also known with the epithet Hadım, "eunuch"; died 1665, Buda)[1] was an Ottoman statesman. He was grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire between 27 September 1651 and 20 June 1652.[2]

He was the former slave of Koca Sinan Pasha, a previous, prominent grand vizier.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Uzunçarsılı, İsmail Hakkı, (1954) Osmanlı Tarihi III. (2). Section, XVI. Yüzyıl Ortalarından XVII. Yüzyıl Sonuna kadar, Ankara: Türk Tarih Kurumu (6th edition, 2011) ISBN 978-975-16-0014-1 , pp. 402–404
  2. ^ İsmail Hâmi Danişmend, Osmanlı Devlet Erkânı, Türkiye Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1971, p. 39.
Political offices
Preceded by
Abaza Siyavuş Pasha I
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
27 September 1651 – 20 June 1652
Succeeded by
Tarhoncu Ahmed Pasha