Grand Vizier - Turkish

In the Ottoman Empire, the Grand Vizier was the prime minister of the sultan, with absolute power and, in principle, dismissible only by the sultan himself. He held the imperial seal and could convene all other viziers to attend to affairs of the state.


Date fromDate toHolderSource
1606/06/211606/12/09Koca Dervish Mehmed PashaEWIKI
1649/05/211650/08/05Kara Murat Pasha (d.1655)EWIKI
1790/01/021790/03/30Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha (1713-1790)EWIKI