MEHMET SAİT HALET EFENDİ; “THE MAN WHO TWISTED THE KNIFE”

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Uğurcan Şit

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He was an ambassador in Paris when Napoleon ruled France. As depicted in the chart. He even witnessed Napoleon's crown ceremony. He was in secret relations with the British ambassador who entered the war against France. He was exiled to Kütahya in May 1807 because of the French envoy who learned it reported him. A year later when IV.Mustafa went to the throne, he was forgiven by Sultan. In 1815, Halet Effendi took the role of badger and gained great influence. He abused his influence by defeating Ali Pasha in order to protect the Janissary and prevent military reforms to please the Greeks. Similarly, he caused Grand Vizier Benderian Ali Pasha to fall in his favor as opposition to the Greek Revolution proposals. As a result of his Politics, the Mora revolution flared up, and revolutionaries won the Greek Independence War. After that, he lost his head and the Empire lost the chance of recovery and Greece.

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Şit, U. 2019. MEHMET SAİT HALET EFENDİ; “THE MAN WHO TWISTED THE KNIFE”. Journal of English Language and Literature Club. 1, 1 (Jan. 2019), 88.
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