Rum Mehmed Pasha

Rum Mehmed Pasha ( Ottoman Turkish: روم محمد پاشا, Turkish: Rum Mehmed Paşa; fl. 1466–d. 1470) was an Ottoman statesman, known for being the grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1466 to 1469 and the main rival of Mahmud Pasha Angelović. As his name suggests, he was of Greek descent.[1][2]

14th Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
In office
MonarchMehmed II
Preceded byMahmud Pasha Angelović
Succeeded byIshak Pasha
Personal details
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire

Upon the urging of Karamanlı Mehmet Pasha, Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror dismissed Rum Mehmed Pasha from office in 1469 and had him executed by drowning[citation needed] in 1470.

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  1. ^ Théoharis Stavrides (2001). The Sultan of Vezirs: The Life and Times of the Ottoman Grand Vezir Mahmud Pasha Angelović (1453-1474). BRILL. pp. 65ff. ISBN 90-04-12106-4.
  2. ^ Babinger, Franz (1992). Mehmed the Conqueror and His Time. Bollingen Series 96. Translated from the German by Ralph Manheim. Edited, with a preface, by William C. Hickman. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. pp. 272ff. ISBN 0-691-09900-6. OCLC 716361786.
Political offices
Preceded by Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
Succeeded by