From 1587 till 1659, they were ruled by Turkish pashas, sent from Constantinople to govern for three years; but in the latter year a military revolt in Algiers reduced the pashas to nonentities.
nonentity to see someone with real nurtured talent on the TV rather than vacuous celebrity nonentities.
nonentitye not in the gift, or at the discretion, of a passing parade of political nonentities.
(July 939 to October 949) were virtually nonentities, who held the pontificate while the real direction of the pontifical state was in the hands of Marozia and, afterwards, of her son Alberic, senator of the Romans.
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