Sentence Examples


  • But, in 1690, the third of the famous Kuprilis, Mustafa, brother of Fazil Ahmed, became grand vizier, and the Turk, still further encouraged by the death of Innocent XI., rallied once more.
  • The feast of Ramazan hereupon occurring, the grand vizier unwisely allowed his own troops to disperse.
  • The vizier gave Firdousi an apartment near himself, and related to the caliph the manner in which he had been treated at Ghazni.
  • Grand vizier in Walachia in 1595, when the Magyar army penetrated as far as Giurgevo), but very bitter as between the emperor and Transylvania, the principality being finally subdued by the imperial general, George Basta, in August 1604.
  • Thus, in 1570, Ali Pasha, a native of Herzegovina, became grand vizier; and he was succeeded by the distinguished soldier and statesman, Mahomet Beg Sokolovic, a Bosnian.