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Who is Şemsi Pasha?
şemsi Pasha a.k.a. Şemsi Pasha: Şemsi Ahmet Pasha was a prominent Ottoman nobleman and statesman who occupied numerous high-ranking political posts, serving at different stages as the Ottoman governor of Damascus, Rûm, Sivas, Anatolia and Rumelia, and subsequently succeeding Sokollu Mehmet Pasha as grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire in 1579. Paternally, he was a direct descendant of Khalid ibn al-Walid, the celebrated commander whose armies conquered Syria at the time of Muhammad in the 7th century. His mother was the granddaughter of the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman I, Ayşe Hümaşah Sultan.
- also known as Chamsi-Pasha
- born in (523 years ago)
- religion: Christianity, Islam
- with Ayşe Hümaşah Sultan
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