Emin Pasha

(Eduard Schnitzer)
   African explorer. Born in Silesia, Schnitzer was baptized when young and took the Turkish name of Emin while working as a doctor in Albania. He worked in the Sudan with General Gordon, who made him governor of the Equatorial Province in 1878. He was cut off by the Mahdi rebellion of 1881 until an expedition under the British explorer H.M.Stanley broke through to him. Emin Pasha then entered the German colonial service in Africa, and in 1892 was murdered in the Congo by slave traders.

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  • Emin Pasha — Mehmet Emin Pasha (né Isaak Eduard Schnitzer, baptisé(c. 1847) Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer, 28 mars 1840 23 octobre 1892) était un médecin, naturaliste, explorateur, et gouverneur de la province égyptienne d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Emin Pasha — Emin Pasha. Mehmet Emin Pasha (Oppeln, Silesia, actual Opole, Polonia, 28 de marzo de 1840 – Kinena, región del Congo, 23 de octubre de 1892), cuyo nombre original era Isaak Eduard Schnitzer, y que fue bautizado hacia 1847 como Eduard Carl Oscar… …   Wikipedia Español

  • EMIN PASHA — (Eduard Schnitzer; 1840–1892), Austrian traveler and explorer. Born of Jewish parents in Silesia, he was baptized as a child. He served as a quarantine doctor in Albania, and from 1870–74 as private physician to the governor of Albania. He… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Emin Pasha — Mehmed Emin Pasha (March 28, 1840 – October 23, 1892) he was born Isaak Eduard Schnitzer and baptized (c. 1847) Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer was a physician, naturalist, and governor of the Egyptian province of Equatoria on the upper Nile …   Wikipedia

  • Emin Pasha Relief Expedition — The Emin Pasha Relief Expedition of 1886 to 1889 was one of the last major European expedition into the interior of Africa in the nineteenth century, ostensibly to the relief of Emin Pasha, General Charles Gordon s besieged governor of Equatoria …   Wikipedia

  • Emin Pasha, Mehmed — orig. Eduard Schnitzer born March 28, 1840, Oppeln, Silesia died Oct. 23, 1892, Kanema, Congo Free State German physician, explorer, and administrator in Egyptian Sudan. Schnitzer adopted a Turkish name while serving as a medical officer and… …   Universalium

  • Emin Pasha (Schnitzer, Eduard) — (1840 92)    African explorer. Born in Silesia, he was baptized when young. He worked in the Sudan as a doctor, and became governor of the Equatorial Province in 1878. He was cut off by the Mahdi rebellion of 1881 until an expedition reached him …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Expedition de secours a Emin Pasha — Expédition de secours à Emin Pasha Henry Morton Stanley avec les officiers de la colonne avancée, Le Caire, 1890. À partie de la gauche : Dr. Thomas Heazle Parke, Robert H. Nelson, Henry M. Stanley, William G. Stairs, et Arthur J. M. Jephso …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mehmed Emin Pasha — may refer to, Kıbrıslı Mehmed Emin Pasha: 3 times Ottoman grand vizier of the 19th century, Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha: Ottoman grand vizier between 1750 1752, Yağlıkçızade Mehmed Emin Pasha: Ottoman grand vizier in 1768 1769, Emin Pasha: The… …   Wikipedia

  • Kıbrıslı Mehmed Emin Pasha — Kıbrıslı Mehmed Emin Paşa ( Mehmed Emin Pasha the Cypriot )born 1813, died 1881, was an Ottoman statesman of Turkish Cypriot origin who served at the top post of grand vizier during three different times under the reign of the sultan Abdülmecid.… …   Wikipedia

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