Mehmed Emin Rauf Pasha

Mehmed Emin Rauf Pasha (1780–1860) was an Ottoman industrialist and statesman, who was Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire twice under Mahmud II (reign 1808–1839) and three times under Abdülmecit I (reign 1839–1861) during the Tanzimat period.

Mehmed Emin Rauf
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Grand Vizier
In office
27 January 1852 – 7 March 1852
MonarchAbdülmecid I
Preceded byMustafa Reşit Pasha
Succeeded byMustafa Reşit Pasha
In office
3 September 1842 – 31 July 1846
MonarchAbdülmecid I
Preceded byTopal Izzet Mehmed Pasha
Succeeded byMustafa Reşit Pasha
In office
29 May 1841 – 7 October 1841
MonarchAbdülmecid I
Preceded byKoca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha
Succeeded byTopal Izzet Mehmed Pasha
In office
17 February 1833 – 8 July 1839
MonarchMahmud II
Preceded byReşid Mehmed Pasha
Succeeded byKoca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha
Governor of Damascus
In office
October 1828 – July 1831
Appointed byTopal Izzet Mehmed Pasha
Preceded bySalih Pasha
Succeeded byMehmed Selim Pasha
Grand Vizier
In office
30 March 1815 – 6 January 1818
MonarchMahmud II
Preceded byHurshid Pasha
Succeeded byDervish Mehmed Pasha
Personal details
Born1780
Died1860 (aged 79–80)[1]
NationalityOttoman
Spouse(s)Hemnam Hanım
Emine Hanım
Refet Kadın
Mümtaz Kadın
Gamzesaz Kadın

According to Shaw and Shaw, Mehmed Emin Rauf Pasha and his predecessor, Mustafa Reşit Pasha, "acted mainly as mediators" for Mahmud II, "attempting to balance conflicting interests while participating in the factional activities and disputes endemic in Ottoman governmental life."

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "MEHMED EMİN RAUF PAŞA - TDV İslâm Ansiklopedisi".
  • Shaw, S. J. and Shaw, E. Z. (1997). History of the Ottoman Empire, Volume 2. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Political offices
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
30 March 1815 - 6 January 1818
Succeeded by
Dervish Mehmed Pasha
Preceded by
Salih Pasha
Wali Of Damascus
October 1828 - July 1831
Succeeded by
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
17 February 1833 - 8 July 1839
Succeeded by
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
29 May 1841 - 7 October 1841
Succeeded by
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
3 September 1842 - 31 July 1846
Succeeded by
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
27 January 1852 - 7 March 1852
Succeeded by