Yemişçi Hasan Pasha

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Damat Yemişçi
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
In office
22 July 1601 – 4 October 1603
Monarch Mehmed III
Preceded by Damat Ibrahim Pasha
Succeeded by Yavuz Ali Pasha
Personal details
Born 1535
Rugova, Ottoman Empire
Died 1603
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Nationality Ottoman
Spouse(s) Ayşe Sultan (m. 1602), daughter of Murad III
Children Sultanzade Mehmed Pasha
Ethnicity Albanian

Damat Yemişçi Hasan Pasha (Albanian: Jemishxhi; 1535, Rugova – 1603, Istanbul) was an Ottoman statesman.

Hasan, an Albanian[1][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 executed by sultan Mehmed III in 1603.[2]

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


  1. ^ Danişmend (1971), p. 27. (Turkish)
  2. ^ Barkey, Karen (1997). Bandits and Bureaucrats: The Ottoman Route to State Centralization. Cornell University Press. p. 203. ISBN 0-8014-8419-7. 

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