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Emin Pasha, 1840-1892

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Personal name headingEmin Pasha, 1840-1892
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Variant(s)Emin, Governor of Equatoria, 1840-1892
Emin Pascha, 1840-1892
Mehemet Amin, 1840-1892
Mehmed Emin Pascha, 1840-1892
Pasha, Emin, 1840-1892
Schnitzer, Eduard, 1840-1892
Schnitzer, Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor, 1840-1892
Schnitzer, Isaak, 1840-1892
Schnitzer, Isaak Eduard, 1840-1892
Associated countryGermany Sudan South Sudan Congo (Democratic Republic)
Birth date18400328
Death date18921023
Place of birthOppeln (Germany)
Field of activityAfrica--Colonization Germany--Colonies
Profession or occupationColonial administrators Governors
Found inHis Gefahrvolle Entdeckungsreisen in Zentralafrika ... c1983: t.p. (Emin Pascha) p. 10 (b. 3/28/1840 as Eduard Schnitzer; d. 1892)
African biographical index, 1999 (Schnitzer, Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor; known as Emin Pasha; 1840-1892; physician; administrator in Sudan)
Emin Pascha, 2014: p. 334-335 (Isaak/Eduard Schnitzer, alias Emin Pasha; b. in Oppeln (Opole, Silesia) in 1840; studied medicine in Breslau (Wroclaw), Berlin and KoĢˆnigsberg; did not complete his studies, did not obtain qualification to work as medical doctor in Germany; worked as a physician in the Balkans and Turkey in the 1860s; went to Khartoum and to southernmost province of Turko-Egyptian Sudan in 1875, met Colonel Charles Gordon, changed his name to "Emin Effendi"; promoted to the rank of Bey in 1878, and to Pasha in 1887; appointed Gordon's successor as governor of the province of Equatoria; after years of neglect by the Egyptian govt., he was "rescued" by Henry Morton Stanley, who led him to (German) East Africa; his decision to work in the German Colonial Service caused serious irritations in the UK; he led a German expedition, the "Lakes Expedition", to the interior of Africa, hoisting the German flag in several places; his unauthorized acts caused quarrels with the German Reichskommissar Hermann von Wissmann; traveled toward his former province and then toward the Congo; killed Aug. 1892 near Kinena, Congo Free State)
Wikipedia, Dec. 16, 2015 (Emin Pasha; Mehmed Emin Pasha; b. Isaak Eduard Schnitzer, baptized Eduard Carl Oscar Theodor Schnitzer; b. Mar. 28, 1840; on arrival in Khartoum Dec. 1875 he took the name "Mehemet Emin", started a medical practice; collected plant, animal and bird specimens, some sent to European museums; murdered by Arab slave traders at Kinena Station near Nyangwe, Congo Free State, Oct. 23-24, 1892)
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