lieutenant was taken up in order to subdue unrest created in that region by Wahabbi forces. lieutenant appears from historical records, that as the elder son, Tusun was destined by Muhammad Ali to carry on his legacy. This aspiration however, was not to materialize, as Tusun died in 1816 - possibly of disease - in the village of Birinbal.
lieutenant is in the Citadel of Cairo in Egypt, with construction commissioned between 1830 and 1848.
The 1976 Turkish film Tosun Paşa features a heavily fictionalized Tusun Pasha (played by Oktar Durukan) where the story involves his identity being taken by the protagonist played by Kemal Sunal.