Definition of Vizier. Meaning of Vizier. Synonyms of Vizier

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Definition of Vizier

Vizier
Vizier Viz"ier, n. [Ar. wez[=i]r, waz[=i]r, properly, a bearer of burdens, a porter, from wazara to bear a burden: cf. F. vizir, visir. Cf. Alguazil.] A councilor of state; a high executive officer in Turkey and other Oriental countries. [Written also visier, vizir, and vizer.] Grand vizier, the chief minister of the Turkish empire; -- called also vizier-azem.

Meaning of Vizier from wikipedia

- A vizier (/vɪˈzɪər/, rarely /ˈvɪziər/; from Arabic: وزير‎ wazīr, also Bengali: উজির, romanized: Uzir) is a high-ranking political advisor or minister....
- The Grand Vizier (Turkish: Sadrazam) (Urdu: Wazir-e-Azam‎) was the title of the effective head of government of many sovereign states in the Islamic world...
- The vizier (/vɪˈzɪər/ or /ˈvɪzɪər/) was the highest official in Ancient Egypt to serve the pharaoh (king) during the Old, Middle, and New Kingdoms. Vizier...
- The VizieR Catalogue Service is an astronomical catalog service provided by Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. The origin of the VizieR Catalogue...
- the long-serving vizier Ubayd Allah ibn Yahya ibn Khaqan in 877, when al-Muwaffaq ****umed the right to appoint the Caliph's viziers himself. Al-Muwaffaq's...
- The Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire (Turkish: Vezir-i Azam or Sadr-ı Azam (Sadrazam); Ottoman Turkish: صدر اعظم or وزیر اعظم) was the de facto prime...
- The vizier (Arabic: وزير‎, romanized: wazīr) was the senior minister of the Fatimid Caliphate for most of the Egyptian period of its existence. Originally...
- to prominence, such as Shaykh Ali Khan Zanganeh, who served as the grand vizier of the Safavid shah Suleiman I (r. 1666–1694) from 1669 to 1689. Due to...
- The following is a list of Grand Viziers of Persia (Iran) until 1906, when the office of Prime Minister of Iran was created as a result of the Iranian...
- Governor-General of Rumelia (1551–1555), Third Vizier (1555–1561), Second Vizier (1561–1565), and as Grand Vizier (1565–1579, for a total of 14 years, three...
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