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Talaat Pasha

1874 - 1921

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Mehmed Talaat (1 September 1874 – 15 March 1921), commonly known as Talaat Pasha or Talat Pasha, was an Ottoman politician and convicted war criminal who served as the de facto leader of the Ottoman Empire from 1913 to 1918. Talaat Pasha was chairman of the Union and Progress Party, which operated a one-party dictatorship in the Empire; during World War I he became Grand Vizier (Prime Minister). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Talaat Pasha has received more than 1,037,127 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 39 in 2019). Talaat Pasha is the 1,704th most popular politician (down from 1,172nd in 2019), the 16th most popular biography from Bulgaria and the 10th most popular Bulgarian Politician.

Talaat Pasha was most famous for his role in the Armenian Genocide. He was a Turkish politician and one of the three members of the Young Turk triumvirate that ruled the Ottoman Empire from 1913 to 1918.

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Among politicians, Talaat Pasha ranks 1,704 out of 15,577Before him are Pachacuti, Harald Hardrada, Jehoash of Judah, Koxinga, Edward of Westminster, Prince of Wales, and Crown Prince Sado. After him are Maria Manuela, Princess of Portugal, Pasquale Paoli, Nadezhda Alliluyeva, Charles Edward Stuart, Charles Albert of Sardinia, and Kamose.

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Among people born in 1874, Talaat Pasha ranks 23Before him are W. Somerset Maugham, Sunjong of Korea, Gertrude Stein, G. K. Chesterton, Ernest Shackleton, and Nikolai Berdyaev. After him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Nicholas Roerich, August Krogh, Gustav Holst, Konstantin Päts, and Karl Kraus. Among people deceased in 1921, Talaat Pasha ranks 11Before him are Gabriel Lippmann, Ludwig III of Bavaria, Alfred Hermann Fried, Carl Menger, John Boyd Dunlop, and Roman von Ungern-Sternberg. After him are Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, Nicholas I of Montenegro, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, Antoni Grabowski, and Alexander Blok.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Talaat Pasha ranks 16 out of 372Before him are Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Marcian (396), Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), and Julia Kristeva (1941). After him are Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Saint Naum (830), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Tiberius II Constantine (520), and Tzvetan Todorov (1939).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Talaat Pasha ranks 10Before him are Maximinus Thrax (173), Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Phocas (547), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), and Marcian (396). After him are Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Tiberius II Constantine (520), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), and Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria (1195).