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Ahmed Hamdi Pasha (1826–1885) was an Ottoman monarchist, administrator, and conservative statesman.

Ahmed Hamdi

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Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
In office
11 January 1878 – 4 February 1878
Preceded byIbrahim Edhem Pasha
Succeeded byAhmed Vefik Pasha
Personal details


He was the governor of İzmir from 1873 to 1874.[1] From 1875 to 8 May 1876, and from 1880 to 1885, he was the governor of Damascus, Syria.[2][3][4] In 1876 he was also the governor of Shkodër, Albania for a brief period.[5]

He served shortly as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 11 January 1878 to 4 February 1878 during the Russo-Turkish War (1877–1878).

The Sultan Abdul Hamid II[6] dismissed him upon pressure of the Young Ottomans during the First Constitutional Era.[7][8]


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  8. ^ Devereux, 240; Mümtaz Soysal, 100 Soruda Anayasa’nın Anlamı (İstanbul: Gerçek, 1969), 28.