See also:Turkish statesman, was at one
See also:time editor of the Turkish newspaper Jeride-i-Havadis . He became first secretary to Sultan Abd-ul-Hamid II. shortly after his accession, and is said to have contributed to the realizations of his
See also:majesty's design of concentrating power in his own hands; later he became successively
See also:minister of the interior and Vali of Brussa, reaching the high
See also:post of
See also:vizier in 1879 . A Turkish statesman of the old school, he was regarded as somewhat bigoted and opposed to the extension of
See also:foreign influence in
See also:Turkey . He was grand vizier four more times under Abd-ul-Hamid . In 1896 he took
See also:refuge' at the
See also:embassy at Constantinople, and, though then assured of his
See also:personal liberty and safety, remained practically a prisoner in his own
See also:house . He came into temporary prominence again during the revolution of 1908 . On the 22nd of
See also:July he succeeded Ferid
See also:Pasha as grand vizier, but on the 6th of
See also:August was replaced by Kiamil Pasha, a man of more liberal views, at the instance of the
See also:young Turkish
See also:committee .
SAID PASHA KURD (1834-1907)
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