Al Jazzar Ahmad Pasha
In recognition of his services he was made the Governor of Sidon by the Porte, and gradually extended his authority into Lebanon. In 1780 he was appointed the Walli of Damascus. It was Ahmad Pasha al Jazzar who withstood and repelled Napoleon's attack on Akka.
Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin