How Harutyun Pezchyan Advised the Ottoman Emperor

How Harutyun Pezchyan Advised the Ottoman Emperor to Address the Russians for Support

Harutyun amira Pezchyan (Gazaz Artin) was a close friend and personal and financial adviser to the Ottoman Sultan Mahmud II (1809-1839). It is known that Pezchyan was engaged in silk trade, due to which he was nicknamed “Gazaz”. Thanks to the Tuzian family, Gazaz Artin gained access to the court of Sultan Mahmud II. In …

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