Talaat Pasha

1874 - 1921

Talaat Pasha

Mehmed Talaat (Ottoman Turkish: محمد طلعت‎, romanized: Mehmed Talât; 1 September 1874 – 15 March 1921), commonly known as Talaat Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: طلعت پاشا‎; Turkish: Talât Paşa), was one of the triumvirate known as the Three Pashas that de facto ruled the Ottoman Empire during the First World War. He was one of the leaders of the Young Turks and ruled the empire during the Armenian Genocide, which he initiated as Minister of Interior Affairs in 1915. His career in Ottoman politics began by becoming deputy for Adrianople (Edirne) in 1908, then minister of the interior and minister of finance, and finally grand vizier (equivalent to prime minister) in 1917. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Talaat Pasha has received more than 442,938 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,397th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Talaat Pasha ranks 1,391 out of 14,801Before him are John VI of Portugal, Jefferson Davis, Donald Tusk, Christian VI of Denmark, Ferdinand IV, King of the Romans, and Jean-Marie Le Pen. After him are Afonso IV of Portugal, James Buchanan, Makarios III, Nikolai Bulganin, Charles-Henri Sanson, and Afonso III of Portugal.

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Among people born in 1874, Talaat Pasha ranks 20Before him are Gertrude Stein, G. K. Chesterton, Alexander Kolchak, Carl Bosch, António Egas Moniz, and Sunjong of Korea. After him are Hugo von Hofmannsthal, Ernest Shackleton, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Nikolai Berdyaev, Karl Kraus, and August Krogh. Among people deceased in 1921, Talaat Pasha ranks 8Before him are Enrico Caruso, Peter Kropotkin, Gabriel Lippmann, Peter I of Serbia, John Boyd Dunlop, and Ludwig III of Bavaria. After him are Carl Menger, Antoni Grabowski, Augusta Victoria of Schleswig-Holstein, Nicholas I of Montenegro, Roman von Ungern-Sternberg, and Alfred Hermann Fried.

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In Bulgaria

Among people born in Bulgaria, Talaat Pasha ranks 18 out of 221Before him are Phocas (547), Marcian (396), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), Todor Zhivkov (1911), Diogenes of Apollonia (-460), and Julia Kristeva (1941). After him are Saint Naum (830), Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Tzvetan Todorov (1939), and Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168).

Among POLITICIANS In Bulgaria

Among politicians born in Bulgaria, Talaat Pasha ranks 12Before him are Boris III of Bulgaria (1894), Maximinus Thrax (173), Phocas (547), Marcian (396), Simeon I of Bulgaria (864), and Todor Zhivkov (1911). After him are Boris I of Bulgaria (828), Simeon Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (1937), Kubrat (605), Kaloyan of Bulgaria (1168), Ivan Asen II of Bulgaria (1195), and Christian Rakovsky (1873).

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