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Enver Pasha

1881 - 1922

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İsmail Enver, better known as Enver Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: اسماعیل انور پاشا; Turkish: İsmail Enver Paşa; 22 November 1881 – 4 August 1922) 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. Enver was a member of the Committee of Union and Progress (CUP), a Young Turk organization that agitated against Abdul Hamid II's absolute rule. He was a 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 1,307,172 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Enver Pasha is the 694th most popular politician (up from 781st in 2019), the 103rd most popular biography from Turkey (up from 114th in 2019) and the 58th most popular Turkish 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 694 out of 15,577Before him are Nebuchadnezzar I, Gwangjong of Goryeo, Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury, Louis the Stammerer, Albert I of Belgium, and Yuan Shikai. After him are Edvard Beneš, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, Enrico Dandolo, Childeric III, Henry I of England, and Henry VI, Holy Roman Emperor.

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Among people born in 1881, Enver Pasha ranks 10Before him are Pope John XXIII, Stefan Zweig, Béla Bartók, Anna Pavlova, Kliment Voroshilov, and Lu Xun. After him are Hans Kelsen, Ludwig von Mises, Alexander Kerensky, Roger Martin du Gard, Paul Ludwig Ewald von Kleist, and Clinton Davisson. Among people deceased in 1922, Enver Pasha ranks 5Before him are Alexander Graham Bell, Marcel Proust, Charles I of Austria, and Pope Benedict XV. After him are Erich von Falkenhayn, Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran, Fredrik Bajer, Djemal Pasha, Ernest Shackleton, Hermann Rorschach, and Albert I, Prince of Monaco.

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Among people born in Turkey, Enver Pasha ranks 103 out of 1,301Before him are Leo III the Isaurian (675), Andromache (null), Bartholomew I of Constantinople (1940), Pedanius Dioscorides (40), Michael VIII Palaiologos (1224), and Hecataeus of Miletus (-550). After him are Cassius Dio (155), Artemisia I of Caria (-500), Saint Pantaleon (275), Gregory of Nyssa (335), Ulfilas (311), and Photios I of Constantinople (900).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Enver Pasha ranks 58Before him are Valerian (200), Manuel I Komnenos (1118), Honorius (384), Leo III the Isaurian (675), Andromache (null), and Michael VIII Palaiologos (1224). After him are Artemisia I of Caria (-500), Nikephoros I (760), Julius Nepos (430), İsmet İnönü (1884), Romanos IV Diogenes (1030), and Constantine IX Monomachos (1000).