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Adhem Pasha

Birth:1851

Death:1909

The hero of the Greco-Turkish War. In 1897 Greece attacked the Turks in Macedonia. Adhem Pasha who was the Turkish commander counter-attacked in Thesaly and took Larissa. The Greeks were forced to pay Turkey an indemnity and faced great humiliation. He was Brigadier Commander at the siege of Pleven in 1877, Commander-in-Chief of Greco- Turkish war 1897 and minister of war in 1909.

Compiled by:M. Nauman Khan / Ghulam Mohiuddin

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