Halhallı Behram Paşa, Ottoman Governor
(d. 1585)
Halhallı (bangled) Behram Paşa was an Ottoman governor-general (beglerbegi) and the son of Kara Paşa, an Ottoman court official of Bosnian origin who became governor of Yemen and Egypt and earned the title of vizier. Behram served the Ottoman administration as governor in several provinces, including Yemen, Rum (Sivas), Erzurum, and then Diyar Bakr. He commissioned a grand mosque in the city of Diyarbakır known as Behram Paşa Camii, constructed under the supervision of Mimar Sinan.


Necipoğlu, Gülru. The Age of Sinan: Architectural Culture in the Ottoman Empire, 467. London: Reaktion Books, 2005.
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Halhallı Behram Paşa, Ottoman Governor
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