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 from||Date to||Holder||Source|
|1606/06/21||1606/12/09||Koca Dervish Mehmed Pasha||EWIKI|
|1649/05/21||1650/08/05||Kara Murat Pasha (d.1655)||EWIKI|
|1790/01/02||1790/03/30||Cezayirli Gazi Hasan Pasha (1713-1790)||EWIKI|