grand vizier

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grand vizier

n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) the chief officer or minister of state in the Ottoman Empire and other Muslim countries
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Kaprealian uses such archival footage to tell the story of Soghomon Tehlirian, the Armenian genocide survivor who assassinated Talaat Pasha -- the former Ottoman grand vizier held responsible for orchestrating the extermination of 1.5 million Armenians.
There he meets NevE-ehirli Damat ybrahim PaE-a, the Ottoman grand vizier at the time.