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Ahmed Cevdet Pasha


Who is Ahmed Cevdet Pasha?

Ahmed Cevdet Pasha was an Ottoman scholar, intellectual, bureaucrat, administrator, and historian who was a prominent figure in the Tanzimat reforms of the Ottoman Empire. He was the head of the Mecelle commission that codified Islamic law for the first time in response to the Westernization of law.

  • also known as Ahmed Jawdat Pasha
  • born on (193 years ago) in Lovech, child of İsmail Ağa and Ayşe Sümbül Hanım
  • nationality: Ottoman Empire
  • profession: Scientist, poet, politician, historian
  • Marriage with Adviye Rabia Hanım since
  • parent of
  • died on (120 years ago) in Istanbul
  • written works: "Tarih-i Cevdet", "Kısas-ı Enbiya ve Tevarih-i Hulefa", "Tezakir-i Cevdet", "Ma’ruzat", "Divançe-i Cevdet", "Kavâ'id-i Osmâniyye", "Belâgat-i Osmâniyye", "Takvîmü'l-Edvâr", "Adab-ı Sedat fi-İlm-il-Adab", "Hülasatül Beyan fi-Te’lifi’l -Kur’an", "Asar-ı Ahd-i Hamidi", "Hilye-i Saadet", "Ma’lumat-ı Nafia", "Kavâ'id-i Türkiyye", "Miyâr-ı Sedad"

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Google previewConflict and Conquest in the Islamic World: A Historical Encyclopedia [2 volumes] (2011)

A Historical Encyclopedia by Alexander Mikaberidze

and European-educated bureaucrats, such as Ali Pasha, Fuad Pasha, Ahmed Cevdet Pasha, and Midhat Pasha, provided the initial impetus for the Tanzimat reforms. They realized that since the late 1600s the Ottoman Empire ...

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