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Ziver Pasha (1793–1862)

Ziver Pasha (zē-vãr’ pä’shä). A Turkish official and poet; born in 1793; died in 1862. He was director of the Ministry of Marine, member of the Council of Public Instruction, member of the Council of State and Justice, etc.; and became, a year before his death, a functionary of the first rank. He held the title of imperial poet; his poetry is highly esteemed by the Turks. A collection of it was published at Constantinople under the title of the ‘Divan.’