Hüseyin Avni Pasha

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Hüseyin Avni

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Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
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Born1820
Isparta, Ottoman Empire
Died15 June 1876(1876-06-15) (aged 55–56)
Constantinople

Hüseyin Avni Pasha (1820 – 15 June 1876) was an Ottoman governor-general and statesman.[1] He was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 15 February 1874 to 26 April 1875.[1] He was killed by Çerkess Hassan[2] the younger brother of Neşerek Kadın Efendi, who accused him of the murder of Ottoman Sultan Abdülaziz, on 15 June 1876 during a cabinet meeting of Ottoman Sultan Murad V at the residence of Midhat Pasha near Beyazıt in Fatih, Istanbul. The foreign affairs minister Mehmed Rashid Pasha was also killed in the attack.

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  1. ^ a b Danişmend, İsmail Hâmi (1971). Osmanlı Devlet Erkânı (in Turkish). Istanbul: Türkiye Yayınevi.
  2. ^ https://query.nytimes.com/gst/abstract.html?res=9A03E4DC1038E533A25755C2A9649C94699FD7CF#