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He was the finance minister of Muhammad Ali Pasha Al Kabeer and the first minister of the armed forces during the time of Muhammad Ali besides he was assigned as the prime minister of Egypt in 1808 and he remained in his position for 15 years. His real name is Muhammad Laz while the word “Oghly” means “son “in other words “the son of Laz” and “Laz” is a surname which is given to a section of a population in the Black Sea in Turkey as he came to Egypt accompanied with Muhammad Ali Pasha in the late of 18th century and attributed to him the idea of the famous massacre in Citadel to get rid of Mamluks.A large district “Lazoghli” was named after him ,centered by the statue of Lazoghli Pasha which was made by the French sculptor “Jack Mar” in 1872 and that was after the decision made by the government to make large statues for the dignitaries of the country during the reign of Muhammad Ali as Muhammad Lazoghli Pasha was one of the most important character. Although the position of Lazoghli Pasha and the great period that he spent in the mهhat he spent in the mnid the great period Ali as Muhammed Lazoghli Pasha was one of the most important character.ench inistry ,but he was not interested in glorifying his works and achievements till the extent that there was not any available picture of him in order to make his statue and that caused a big problem. So the sculptor asked for help from one of Lazoghli’s friends so that they can find someone who looked like him exactly and the search was for long time until they found a person who was working for transporting water and carrying a bladder of water as he looked like Lazoghli Pasha in amazing way then they made clothes for him similar to the clothes of the prime minister and the astonished man was standing like princes for the first time in his life and the sculptor made the statue taking from such man a substitute for Lazoghli Pasha.