Yemişçi Hasan Pasha

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Damat Yemişçi

Hasan

Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
In office
22 July 1601 – 4 October 1603
MonarchMehmed III
Preceded byDamat Ibrahim Pasha
Succeeded byYavuz Ali Pasha
Personal details
Born1535
Rogovë, Ottoman Empire, now near Gjakivë, District of Gjakovë, Kosovo
Died18 October 1603 (aged 68)
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, now Turkey
NationalityOttoman
Spouse(s)Ayşe Sultan
(5 April 1602–4 October 1603)
EthnicityAlbanian

Damat Yemişçi Hasan Pasha (Albanian: Jemishxhi; 1535, Rogovë, Kosovo – 18 October 1603, Istanbul, Turkey) was an Ottoman statesman.

Hasan, an Albanian[1][2][need quotation to verify] who spent his childhood in Rogovo, then went to Prizren, where he finished his primary education. He pursued the remainder of his education at the military academy in Istanbul. After a military career, Hasan became grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1602 to 1603. He was executed by Sultan Mehmed III in 1603.[3]

He married Ayşe Sultan (1570 – 15 May 1605), a daughter of Murad III, on 5 April 1602. She had previously been married to Damat Ibrahim Pasha.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Evgeni Radushev, Svetlana Ivanova, Rumen Kovachev (2003), INVENTORY of Ottoman Turkish Documents about Waqf Preserved in the Oriental Department at the St Cyril and Methodius National Library (PDF), 1 — Register, Sofia, p. 225, Hasan Paşa (Yemişçi), Albanian, devşirme conscript. During the reign of the sultans Murad III (1574-1595) and Mehmed III (1595-1603) consecutively held the posts of chief cup-bearer, head of the palace guard, yeniçeri ağa, vali of Belgrade and finally managed to become Grand Vezir. Engaged to the daughter of Murad III, Ayşe Sultan, but in 1603 was executed without ever becoming sultan’s son-in-lawCS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  2. ^ Danişmend (1971), p. 27. (Turkish)
  3. ^ Barkey, Karen (1997). Bandits and Bureaucrats: The Ottoman Route to State Centralization. Cornell University Press. p. 203. ISBN 0-8014-8419-7.

See also[edit]

Political offices
Preceded by
Damat Ibrahim Pasha
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
22 July 1601 – 4 October 1603
Succeeded by
Yavuz Ali Pasha