Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha

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Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha (also known as Koca Hüsrev Pasha; sometimes known in Western sources as just Husrev Pasha or Khosrew Pasha; 1769–1855) was an Ottoman admiral, reformer and statesman, who was Kapudan Pasha ("Grand Admiral") of the Ottoman Navy.wikipedia
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Bashi-bazouk

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Amid these disturbances, Husrev Pasha attempted to disband his Albanian bashi-bazouks without pay.
An attempt by Husrev Pasha to disband his Albanian bashi-bazouks in favor of his regular forces began the rioting which led to the establishment of Muhammad Ali's Khedivate of Egypt.

Muhammad Ali's seizure of power

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This led to rioting that drove him from Cairo to Damietta, where he was ultimately captured by a combined Mamluk-Albanian army (see Muhammad Ali's seizure of power).
About six weeks later, the Ottoman governor of Egypt Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha, finding himself in a financial bind and unable to pay all the troops under his command, attempted to disband his Albanian bashi-bazouks (or Arnauts) without pay in order to be able to pay his regular, Turkish, soldiers.

List of Ottoman Grand Viziers

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He reached the position of Grand Vizier rather late in his career, between 2 July 1839 and 8 June 1840 during the reign of Abdulmejid I.

List of Kapudan Pashas

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He was a protégé of Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, a reformer who became Kapudan Pasha in 1792.

List of Ottoman governors of Egypt

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For this, he was made governor of Egypt Eyalet (province), in which position he was charged with assisting Hüseyin Pasha in the killing or imprisoning the surviving leaders of the Mamluks.

Asakir-i Mansure-i Muhammediye

Mansure Army
In 1826, Husrev Pasha played vital roles both in the Auspicious Incident (the annihilation of the Janissary Corps in 1826) and in the formation of the new "Mansure Army" modeled after those of the European Powers.
Husrev Pasha served as their serasker.

Ibrahim Edhem Pasha

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Husrev Pasha adopted at early ages up to one hundred children, sometimes including slaves bought at market, who, after an attentive education, later became his protégés and rose to important positions in the state structure, the most notable of these being Ibrahim Edhem Pasha, a child from Chios bought in an İzmir slave market in 1822 after the horrific Chios massacre.
He was sold into slavery, brought to Constantinople, and adopted by the (later) grand vizier Hüsrev Pasha.

Khedivate of Egypt

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He had seen the fez as worn occasionally by Tunisians and Algerians during a Mediterranean journey and introduced it to the Ottoman capital, from which the custom spread to all Ottoman lands including the nominal dependency of Egypt.
Following the defeat of the French, the Porte assigned Husrev Pasha as the new Wāli (governor) of Egypt, tasking him to kill or imprison the surviving Egyptian Mamluk beys.

Serasker

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Appointed as serasker (commander the army) of the Mansure in May 1827, Husrev reformed and disciplined the corps.

Greek War of Independence

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During the Greek War of Independence, he was appointed Kapudan Pasha again in the end of 1822.

Battle of Gerontas

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During the months of July and August, several skirmishes and constant maneuvers followed between the Ottoman and Greek fleets, culminating in the Battle of Gerontas, a Greek victory.

Ottoman Empire

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He had seen the fez as worn occasionally by Tunisians and Algerians during a Mediterranean journey and introduced it to the Ottoman capital, from which the custom spread to all Ottoman lands including the nominal dependency of Egypt. Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha (also known as Koca Hüsrev Pasha; sometimes known in Western sources as just Husrev Pasha or Khosrew Pasha; 1769–1855) was an Ottoman admiral, reformer and statesman, who was Kapudan Pasha ("Grand Admiral") of the Ottoman Navy.

Kapudan Pasha

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Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha (also known as Koca Hüsrev Pasha; sometimes known in Western sources as just Husrev Pasha or Khosrew Pasha; 1769–1855) was an Ottoman admiral, reformer and statesman, who was Kapudan Pasha ("Grand Admiral") of the Ottoman Navy.

Grand admiral

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Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha (also known as Koca Hüsrev Pasha; sometimes known in Western sources as just Husrev Pasha or Khosrew Pasha; 1769–1855) was an Ottoman admiral, reformer and statesman, who was Kapudan Pasha ("Grand Admiral") of the Ottoman Navy.

Ottoman Navy

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Koca Hüsrev Mehmed Pasha (also known as Koca Hüsrev Pasha; sometimes known in Western sources as just Husrev Pasha or Khosrew Pasha; 1769–1855) was an Ottoman admiral, reformer and statesman, who was Kapudan Pasha ("Grand Admiral") of the Ottoman Navy.

Abdulmejid I

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He reached the position of Grand Vizier rather late in his career, between 2 July 1839 and 8 June 1840 during the reign of Abdulmejid I.

Russian Empire

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He was one of the main statesmen, who predicted a war with the Russian Empire, which would eventually be the case with the outbreak of the Crimean War.

Crimean War

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He was one of the main statesmen, who predicted a war with the Russian Empire, which would eventually be the case with the outbreak of the Crimean War.

Küçük Hüseyin Pasha

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He was a protégé of Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, a reformer who became Kapudan Pasha in 1792.

Rosetta

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In 1801, Hüsrev Pasha commanded the 6,000 Ottoman troops who assisted the British in removing the French from Rashid (Rosetta).

Eyalet

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For this, he was made governor of Egypt Eyalet (province), in which position he was charged with assisting Hüseyin Pasha in the killing or imprisoning the surviving leaders of the Mamluks.

Mamluk

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For this, he was made governor of Egypt Eyalet (province), in which position he was charged with assisting Hüseyin Pasha in the killing or imprisoning the surviving leaders of the Mamluks.

Upper Egypt

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Many of these were freed by or fled with the British, while others held Minia between Upper and Lower Egypt.

Lower Egypt

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Many of these were freed by or fled with the British, while others held Minia between Upper and Lower Egypt.

Albanians

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Amid these disturbances, Husrev Pasha attempted to disband his Albanian bashi-bazouks without pay.