Semiz Ali Pasha was an Ottoman statesman and served as Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1561-1565. He was previously the beylerbey (governor) of Egypt Eyalet. Semiz Ali Pasha was born in Bosnia, and replaced Rüstem Pasha as a Grand Vizier. After palace schooling, he discharged high-level functions along the Ottoman Empire.
His epithet "Semiz" means "fat" in Turkish.
- Murvar, Vatro (1989). Nation and Religion in Central Europe and the Western Balkans: The Muslims in Bosna, Hercegovina, and Sandžak : a Sociological Analysis. FSSSN Colloquia and Symposia, University of Wisconsin. p. 34.
10 July 1561-28 June 1565
Sokollu Mehmet Pasha
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