Omar Pasha

1806 - 1871

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Omer Pasha, also known as Omer Pasha Latas (Turkish: Ömer Lütfi Paşa, Serbian: Омер-паша Латас, romanized: Omer-paša Latas; 24 September 1806 – 18 April 1871) was an Ottoman field marshal and governor. Born in Austrian territory to Serbian Orthodox Christian parents, he initially served as an Austrian soldier. When faced with charges of embezzlement, he fled to Ottoman Bosnia in 1823 and converted to Islam; he then joined the Ottoman army, where he quickly rose through the ranks. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Omar Pasha has received more than 210,014 page views. His biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 21 in 2019). Omar Pasha is the 377th most popular military personnel (down from 375th in 2019), the 30th most popular biography from Croatia (down from 28th in 2019) and the 3rd most popular Military Personnel.

Omar Pasha was a military commander in the Ottoman Empire and is most famous for his campaigns against the Russian Empire.

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Among military personnels, Omar Pasha ranks 377 out of 1,468Before him are Horatius Cocles, Pierre-Charles Villeneuve, Jan Karol Chodkiewicz, Georg-Hans Reinhardt, La Hire, and Xiahou Yuan. After him are Georges Picquart, Günther Rall, Prokop the Great, Gerhard von Scharnhorst, Leonid Govorov, and Reinhard Scheer.

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Among people born in 1806, Omar Pasha ranks 9Before him are Augustus De Morgan, Catherine Labouré, Benito Juárez, Maria Christina of the Two Sicilies, Emilia Plater, and Alexander Karađorđević, Prince of Serbia. After him are William Webb Ellis, Isambard Kingdom Brunel, Johann Friedrich Franz Burgmüller, Louis III, Grand Duke of Hesse, Alexander Andreyevich Ivanov, and Juan Crisóstomo Arriaga. Among people deceased in 1871, Omar Pasha ranks 10Before him are Augustus De Morgan, Daniel Auber, Michael Thonet, Princess Maria Annunciata of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, Louise of the Netherlands, and Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin. After him are Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, Sigismond Thalberg, Anna Atkins, Alexander Afanasyev, Wilhelm Weitling, and Charles Paul de Kock.

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Among people born in Croatia, Omar Pasha ranks 30 out of 589Before him are Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi (1934), Rade Šerbedžija (1946), Tomislav of Croatia (null), Ivan Ribar (1881), Alida Valli (1921), and Stjepan Radić (1871). After him are Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović (1968), Miroslav Krleža (1893), Ivan Gundulić (1589), Marko Marulić (1450), Tomislav Ivić (1933), and Francis, Duke of Teck (1837).


Among military personnels born in Croatia, Omar Pasha ranks 3Before him are Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa (-63) and Svetozar Boroević (1856). After him are Ante Gotovina (1955), Janko Bobetko (1919), Georg von Trapp (1880), Milivoj Ašner (1913), Archduke Leo Karl of Austria (1893), Mile Mrkšić (1947), and Josip Filipović (1818).