What is pasha?

  • (noun): A civil or military authority in Turkey or Egypt.
    Synonyms: pacha


Pasha or pascha, formerly bashaw, (Turkish: paşa) was a high rank in the Ottoman Empire political system, typically granted to governors, generals and dignitaries. As an honorary title, Pasha, in one of its various ranks, is equivalent to the British title of Lord, and was also one of the highest titles in pre-republican Egypt. There were three ranks of pashas: the first, or highest class, had the privilege of bearing a standard of three horse-tails, the second of two, and the third of one.

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Siege Of Scutari (1912–1913) - Battle - Surrender
... On April 21, 1913, Esad Pasha made the official proposal to surrender the city to Montenegrin Gen ... Essad Pasha signed the final surrender protocol with the Montenegrins Essad Pasha surrendered Scutari to Montenegro only after its destiny was decided by the Great Powers, after they forced Serbia to retreat and after ... Essad Pasha was able to save many of his soldiers, who would otherwise have died defending the city with no hope of prevailing ...
List Of Azerbaijani Companies - Groups of Companies - Pasha Holding
... Pasha Bank Pasha Construction Pasha Insurance Pasha Travel Port Baku. ...
List of Notable Pashas
... Abaza Family – Egyptian Pashas and Beys Abbas I of Egypt Abbas II of Egypt Ahmad Shuja Pasha (Lieutenant-General) Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), Pakistan's ... Ahmed Pasha (Claude Alexandre de Bonneval) Ahmet Fevzi Paşa – Turkish-Egyptian Admiral Ali Pasha — statesman Alpina Kursuncu Pasha Barbarossa Khair ad-Din Pasha Cigalazade ... Also known as Yusuf Murad Paşa Judar Pasha – Moroccan general Kara Mustafa Pasha Kazazian Pasha Kilic Ali Pasha Multiple members of the Köprülü family ...
Ahmad Shuja Pasha
... Lieutenant-General Ahmad Shuja Pasha (Urdu احمد شجاع پاشا‎), HI(M) (born 18 March 1952) was the Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI ... Pasha has been replaced by Lieutenant General Zaheerul Islam ... In 2011, Ahmad Shuja Pasha was named as one of the 100 most influential people by Time Magazine ...
Syed Sabir Pasha - Family History
... Born in a middle-class football-loving family, Sabir's father Syed Siddiq Pasha was the main driving force behind his successful career ... A footballer himself, Siddiq was the main inspiration behind Pasha to choose a career in soccer over cricket ... Siddiq's brother Syed Raheem Pasha, commonly known as Peer was a renowned footballer of yesteryear, who played for Tamil Nadu state and ICF football teams ...