Enver Pasha

1881 - 1922

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İsmail Enver (Ottoman Turkish: اسماعیل انور پاشا; Turkish: İsmail Enver Paşa; 23 November 1881 – 4 August 1922), better known as Enver Pasha, was an Ottoman military officer, revolutionary, and convicted war criminal who formed one-third of the dictatorial triumvirate known as the "Three Pashas" (along with Talaat Pasha and Cemal Pasha) in the Ottoman Empire. While stationed in Ottoman Macedonia, Enver joined the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP), an organization affiliated with the Young Turkey movement that was agitating against Sultan Abdul Hamid II's despotic rule. He was a key leader of the 1908 Young Turk Revolution which reestablished the Constitution and parliamentary democracy in the Ottoman Empire, and along with Ahmed Niyazi was hailed as "hero of the revolution". Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Enver Pasha has received more than 1,775,942 page views. His biography is available in 59 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 54 in 2019). Enver Pasha is the 763rd most popular politician (down from 688th in 2019), the 98th most popular biography from Türkiye (up from 103rd in 2019) and the 52nd most popular Politician.

Enver Pasha was a Turkish military officer and a leader of the Young Turks. He is most famous for his role in the Armenian Genocide.

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Among politicians, Enver Pasha ranks 763 out of 19,576Before him are Justin I, Cleopatra I Syra, Dmitry Medvedev, Pepi II Neferkare, Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor, and Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk. After him are Umar II, Karl Liebknecht, Ali Abdullah Saleh, Emperor Gaozu of Tang, Henry III of England, and Phocas.

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Among people born in 1881, Enver Pasha ranks 12Before him are Béla Bartók, Asta Nielsen, Lu Xun, Anna Pavlova, Alexander Kerensky, and Hans Kelsen. After him are Ludwig von Mises, Kliment Voroshilov, Walther von Brauchitsch, Roger Martin du Gard, Clinton Davisson, and Guccio Gucci. Among people deceased in 1922, Enver Pasha ranks 5Before him are Alexander Graham Bell, Marcel Proust, Pope Benedict XV, and Charles I of Austria. After him are Erich von Falkenhayn, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Fredrik Bajer, Eliezer Ben-Yehuda, Hermann Rorschach, Walther Rathenau, and Georges Sorel.

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In Türkiye

Among people born in Türkiye, Enver Pasha ranks 98 out of 1,347Before him are Leo III the Isaurian (675), Nestorius (381), Ephrem the Syrian (306), Ignatius of Antioch (35), Mustafa IV (1779), and Pedanius Dioscorides (40). After him are Irenaeus (130), Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca (1853), İsmet İnönü (1884), Cassius Dio (155), Andromache (null), and Antinous (111).

Among POLITICIANS In Türkiye

Among politicians born in Türkiye, Enver Pasha ranks 52Before him are Mithridates VI of Pontus (-132), Manuel I Komnenos (1118), Şehzade Cihangir (1531), Romanos IV Diogenes (1030), Leo III the Isaurian (675), and Mustafa IV (1779). After him are Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca (1853), İsmet İnönü (1884), Andromache (null), Nikephoros I (760), Zeno (425), and Gordian I (159).