Küçük Hüseyin Pasha

Küçük Hüseyin Paşa

Küçük Hüseyin Pasha (1757 – 7 December 1803), also known as Tayazade Damat Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, was an Ottoman statesman and admiral who was Kapudan Pasha (Grand Admiral of the Ottoman Navy) from 11 March 1792 to 7 December 1803. He was a damat ("bridegroom") to the Ottoman dynasty after he married an Ottoman princess, Esma Sultan.

Of Georgian birth,[1] Küçük Hüseyin Pasha commanded the Ottoman navy, first against Mediterranean pirates and again during the French Revolutionary Wars.[2] He was one of the signatories of the Capitulation of Alexandria (1801).


  1. ^ Mitsi, Efterpi (2014). "Commodifying Antiquity in Mary Nisbet's Journey to the Ottoman Empire". In Ricci, Gabriel R. (ed.). Travel, Discovery, Transformation: Culture and Civilization, Volume 6. Transaction Publishers. p. 56. ISBN 1412852838.
  2. ^ Aksan, Virginia H. (2014). Ottoman Wars: An Empire Besieged. Routledge. p. 221. ISBN 1317884035.