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Ali Bey

Birth:1741

Death:1822

Pasha of Janina (1788) who established his authority over Albania, Macedonia, Thessali and Morea. He married the daughter of a wealthy Pasha of Valvino in 1768. He also gained control of the Gulf of Arta, Butriito, Vonitsa, Elbasan, Berat and Valona. He acted as an independent sovereign and was treated as such by the British and French. He also gained control of the mainland dependency of Parga in 1819. Sultan Mahmud II of Turkey wanted to remove Ali. He was shot dead by the Sultan's men in Janina.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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