Adolphus Slade
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Adolphus Slade

Admiral Sir Adolphus Slade CB (1804 - 13 November 1877) was a British admiral who became an admiral in the Ottoman Navy.[1]

He was the fifth son of General Sir John Slade.


  • 1815: Entered Navy[2]
  • 1827: Lieutenant
  • 1841: Commander
  • 1849: Captain
  • 1849-1866: Admiral in the Turkish navy, with the title of Mushaver (consulting) Pasha. This included the Crimean War. In 1854, his flagship was a 72-gun frigate.[3]
  • 1858: KCB
  • 1866: Rear-Admiral
  • 1867: Retired Rear-Admiral
  • 1873: Retired Vice-Admiral


Slade, who has been described as "one of the best nineteenth-century writers on the Middle East",[4] wrote a number of books:[5]

See also

  • O'Byrne, William Richard (1849). "Slade, Adolphus" . A Naval Biographical Dictionary. John Murray – via Wikisource.

Notes and references

  1. ^ Archives, The National. "The Discovery Service". Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ "Biography of Adolphus Slade R.N." Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Zealand, National Library of New. "Papers Past - HOSTILITIES ON THE BLACK SEA. (Daily Southern Cross, 1854-03-24)". Retrieved 2017.
  4. ^ Freedom and Justice in the Modern Middle East Archived 6 July 2011 at the Wayback Machine Bernard Lewis Foreign Affairs, May/June 2005
  5. ^ Adolphus Slade in libraries (WorldCat catalog)

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