Ahmed Arifi Pasha
He was born in Constantinople in either 1819 or 1830, and his father was a diplomat named Şekip Pasha (in contemporary English Shekib Pasha). He accompanied his father on diplomatic missions to various European capitals, including Rome, Vienna, and Paris. He acquired a good knowledge of French. He served in a series of posts at home and abroad, including ambassador to Vienna and later ambassador to Paris.
On July 28, 1879 he became Grand Vizier but held the post for little more than a month.
He later held various other posts and died in 1895/96.
- Cooper, Thompson (1884). "Aarifi Pasha". Men of the Time (eleventh ed.). London: George Routledge & Sons. p. 1.
- M. Th. Houtsma; A. J. Wensinck; T. W. Arnold (1993). E.J. Brill's First Encyclopaedia of Islam, 1913-1936. vol. I (1st (reissued) ed.). Brill Academic Publishers. p. 432. ISBN 90-04-09796-1. Retrieved 2011-02-15.
Tunuslu Hayreddin Pasha
|Chief Minister of the Ottoman Empire
| Succeeded by|
Küçük Mehmet Sait Pasha