Ayşe Sultan (daughter of Ahmed III)
|Born||24 November 1718|
Topkapi Palace, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
(now Istanbul, Turkey)
|Died||3 October 1776 (aged 57)|
Ortaköy Palace, Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
(now Istanbul, Turkey)
Turhan Sultan Mausoleum, New Mosque, Istanbul
|Spouse||Kunduracızade Mehmed Pasha|
Hatip Ahmed Pasha
Silahdar Mehmed Pasha
|Mother||Emine Musli Kadın|
In 1724, when Ayşe Sultan was six years old, Ahmed betrothed her to his swordbearer Kunduracızade Istanbullu Mehmed Pasha, and appointed him the governor of Rumelia. The marriage contract was concluded on 28 September 1728, and the wedding took place on 4 October 1728 at the Topkapı Palace. The couple were given the Valide Kethüdası Mehmed Pasha Palace, located at Süleymaniye as their residence. In 1730, the grand vizier Nevşehirli Damat Ibrahim Pasha was killed in the uprising of Patrona Halil and Ahmed III was deposed. Ayşe Sultan's husband, Mehmed Pasha, became the grand vizier in October 1730. He remained grand vizier until January 1731, after which he was appointed, the governor of Aleppo. He died in 1737.
Following Mehmed Pasha's death, she married Hatip Ahmed Pasha, the son of grand vizier Topal Osman Pasha. The wedding took place in 1740 at the Ortaköy Palace, while the marriage was consummated in December 1742 at the Demirkapı Palace. Ahmed Pasha was appointed the governor of Mora in 1744 and died in 1748. Ten years after Ahmed Pasha's death, she married Silahdar Mehmed Pasha, the Sanjak Bey (provincial governor) of Tirhala. This wedding took place on 16 January 1758 at the Hekimbaşı Palace. Her dowry was 5000 ducats.
Ayşe Sultan had a daughter named Rukiye Hanımsultan, who married Lalazade Nuri Bey.
Ayşe constructed fountain in Konya in 1742 and along with fountain she commissioned soup kitchens and libraries.  She contrived waqfs in Istanbul along with many other schools, hospitals and dry fruit shops in 1753. . During the harsh winters she opened places which had fireplaces. Ayşe created an endowment in Istanbul in 1757. She arranged donations for poor people. In 1759, she created a fountain and the next year she opened a small shop of dry fruits. In 1763, she created two bakeries. 
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