Ahmed Cevdet Pasha

Politician

1822 – 1895

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Who was Ahmed Cevdet Pasha?

Ahmed Cevdet Pasha was an Ottoman scholar, intellectual, bureaucrat, administrator, and historian who was a prominent figure in the Tanzimat reforms of the Ottoman Empire. He was the head of the Mecelle commission that codified Islamic law for the first time in response to the Westernization of law.

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Born
Mar 22, 1822
Lovech
Also known as
  • Ahmed Jawdat Pasha
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  • Ottoman Empire
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Died
May 25, 1895
Istanbul

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on July 23, 2013

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