|Biographical detail : ||Ottoman General.
Umar Pasha deserted the Austrian Army, and came to Bosnia and became a Muslim. King Abdul Majid of Turkey made him governor of Lebanon in 1842.
From 1843, Umar Pasha suppressed insurrections in Albania, Bosnia and Kurdistan, and defeated the Russians in two battles in 1853. In the Crimean war he repulsed the Russians in 1855. In 1861 he suppressed the insurrections in Bosnia and Herza-govinia and overran Montenegro in 1862.
Umar Pasha who was born at Croatia was governor of Baghdad from 1857 to 1859.