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Pasha Ahmad Cedel

Birth:1822
Death:1895

A Turkish historian. In 1845 he was appointed Qazi and then adviser to the grand vizier Mustafa Rashid Pasha from 1846 to 1858. He served as governor of many provinces and was finally appointed minister of Justice and was the guiding force behind the codification of Ottoman law. He authored Tarih I Ceydet Tezkira I Ceydat and the Maruzat, Other works included book of Turkish grammar and translation in Turkish of Ibn Khaldun's Muqaddimah.

Compiler: M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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