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Damat
Damat
(Turkish: damat, from Persian: داماد‬‎ (dâmâd) "bridegroom") was an official Ottoman title describing men that entered the imperial House of Osman
House of Osman
by means of marriage, literally becoming the bridegroom to the Ottoman sultan
Ottoman sultan
and the dynasty. In almost all cases, this occurred when a man married an Ottoman princess. Among others, the following people were damats to the Ottoman dynasty:

Hersekzade Ahmed Pasha, Grand Vizier (1497–98, 1503–06, 1511, 1512–14, 1515–16) Çorlulu Damat
Damat
Ali Pasha, Grand Vizier (1706–10) Silahdar Damat
Damat
Ali Pasha, Grand Vizier (1713–16) Bayram Pasha, Grand Vizier (1637–38) Kara Davud Pasha, Grand Vizier (1622) Koca Davud Pasha, Grand Vizier (1482–97) Ebubekir Pasha, Kapudan Pasha (1732–33, 1750–51) Enver Pasha, Minister of War (1913–18) Damat
Damat
Ferid Pasha, Grand Vizier (1919, 1920) Damat
Damat
Halil Pasha, Grand Vizier (1616–19, 1626–28) Damat
Damat
Hasan Pasha, Grand Vizier (1703–04) Yemişçi Hasan Pasha, Grand Vizier (1601–03) Küçük Hüseyin Pasha, Kapudan Pasha (1792–1803) Damat
Damat
Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier (1596, 1596–97, 1599–1601) Nevşehirli Damat
Damat
Ibrahim Pasha, Grand Vizier (1718–30) Lütfi Pasha, Grand Vizier (1539–41) Ibşir Mustafa Pasha, Grand Vizier (1654–55) Kara Mustafa Pasha, governor of Egypt (1623, 1624–26) Damat
Damat
Mehmed Ali Pasha, Grand Vizier (1852–53) Öküz Mehmed Pasha, Grand Vizier (1614–16, 1619) Gümülcineli Damat
Damat
Nasuh Pasha, Grand Vizier (1611–14) Köprülü Numan Pasha, Grand Vizier (1710) Koca Ragıp Pasha, Grand Vizier (1757–63) Rüstem Pasha, Grand Vizier (1544–53, 1555–61)

See also[edit]

Yabancı Damat, a popular Turkish television series Cici Damat, the Turkish title of the French film Le genda

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