Saffet Pasha

Mehmed Esad Saffet Pasha

Mehmed Esad Saffet Pasha (1814–1883) was a 19th-century Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire.[1]


He was born in Sürmene.

Tanzimat and Saffet Pasha

He was a reformer of education during the Tanzimat era of the Ottoman Empire. Saffet Pasha represented the Ottoman Government at the 1876 Constantinople Conference.

Education Vizier

He established Galatasaray High School.

See also

Political offices
Preceded by
Mehmed Rushdi Pasha
Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire
May 1878 – October 1878
Succeeded by
Hayreddin Pasha


  1. İsmail Hâmi Danişmend, Osmanlı Devlet Erkânı, Türkiye Yayınevi, İstanbul, 1971 (Turkish)

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