Djemal Pasha

1872 - 1922

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Ahmed Djemal (Ottoman Turkish: احمد جمال پاشا, romanized: Ahmed Cemâl Pasha; 6 May 1872 – 21 July 1922), also known as Djemal Pasha, was an Ottoman military leader and one of the Three Pashas that ruled the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Cemal was born in Mytilene, Lesbos. As an officer of the II Corps, he was stationed in Salonica where he developed political sympathies for the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) reformers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Djemal Pasha has received more than 544,921 page views. His biography is available in 39 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 38 in 2019). Djemal Pasha is the 221st most popular military personnel (down from 181st in 2019), the 149th most popular biography from Greece (down from 132nd in 2019) and the 13th most popular Greek Military Personnel.

Djemal Pasha was the Ottoman military commander of Syria and Palestine. He is most famous for his role in the Armenian Genocide.

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Among military personnels, Djemal Pasha ranks 221 out of 2,058Before him are Han Xin, Friedrich Olbricht, Wilhelm Burgdorf, Marcus Claudius Marcellus, Charles V, Duke of Lorraine, and Andrey Yeryomenko. After him are Wilhelm List, Kurt Student, Franz Stangl, Alfred von Tirpitz, Gertrude Bell, and Walther von Reichenau.

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Among people born in 1872, Djemal Pasha ranks 18Before him are Anton Denikin, Emil Hácha, Richard Willstätter, Léon Blum, Sergei Diaghilev, and Louis Blériot. After him are Helena Rubinstein, Maurice Gamelin, Sri Aurobindo, Jože Plečnik, Mohammad Ali Shah Qajar, and Norman Angell. Among people deceased in 1922, Djemal Pasha ranks 13Before him are Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Fredrik Bajer, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Hermann Rorschach, Walther Rathenau, and Georges Sorel. After him are Michael Collins, Ernest Shackleton, Albert I, Prince of Monaco, Ernest Solvay, Vittorio Monti, and Rudolf Kjellén.

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Among people born in Greece, Djemal Pasha ranks 149 out of 1,024Before him are Costa-Gavras (1933), Ioannis Kapodistrias (1776), Georgios Papadopoulos (1919), Ephialtes of Trachis (-550), Sophia Palaiologina (1455), and Gülnuş Sultan (1642). After him are Speusippus (-407), Agesilaus II (-444), Lysander (-401), Panaetius (-185), Epimenides (-690), and Pausanias (null).


Among military personnels born in Greece, Djemal Pasha ranks 13Before him are Seleucus I Nicator (-358), Hephaestion (-356), Cimon (-510), Pittacus of Mytilene (-650), Parmenion (-400), and Mardonius (-600). After him are Lysander (-401), Pausanias (null), Desmond Doss (1919), Craterus (-370), Thrasybulus (-440), and Nearchus (-356).