The Condemned

Talat Pasha
1874-1921

Talat Pasha was one of the leaders of the Young Turks and a leading member of Sublime Porte.

He was assassinated on March 15, 1921 at 17 Hardenberg Strasse in the Charlottenburg district of Berlin by Soghomon Tehlirian. Tehlirian was captured and after a two day trial on June 2-3, 1921 was acquitted of all charges.

Related Documents:
NYT article on the assassination. March 16, 1921 (View PDF)
NYT article on the assassination. March 17, 1921 (View PDF)
NYT article on the assassination. March 18, 1921 (View PDF)
NYT article on the assassination. April 20, 1921 (View PDF)
NYT article on the trial. June 3, 1921 (View PDF)
NYT article on Tehlirian’s acquittal. June 4, 1921 (View PDF)

On February 25, 1945, Talat’s remains were moved from Berlin to Istanbul. The funeral in Istanbul (Video).

Djemal Pasha
1872-1922

Djemal Pasha was one of the leaders of the Young Turks and a leading member of Sublime Porte. Due to his notorious cruelty he was known as Djemal the butcher.

He was assassinated on July 21, 1922 in Tbilisi by Stepan Dzaghigian. Dzaghigian’s accomplices in this operation were Bedros Der Boghosian and Artashes Kevorkian.8

Related Documents:
NYT article on the assassination. July 26, 1922 (View PDF)
Photo taken in the funeral home (View JPG)

Enver Pasha
1881-1922

Enver Pasha was one of the leaders of the Young Turks and a leading member of Sublime Porte.

He was killed in 1922 in Tajikistan by Hagop Melkumov an Armenian member of the Red Army.3

Related Documents:
NYT article on Enver Pasha. May 24, 1919 (View PDF)
NYT article on Enver Pasha. May 26, 1919 (View PDF)
NYT article on his slaying. August 18, 1922 (View PDF)
NYT article on his slaying. August 19, 1922 (View PDF)

Fathali Khan Khoiski
1875-1920

Fatali Khan Khoyski was the former Prime Minister of Azerbaijan chiefly responsible for Baku massacres. He was assassinated on June 19, 1920 in Tiflis at Erevanian square by Aram Yerganian while walking with Khan Mahmadov (another condemned person) the former leader of the Mussavat party in the Baku parliament. Yerganian’s accomplice in this operation was Misak Giragossian. During the operation Mahmadov and Giragossian were wounded.3

Related Documents:
NYT article on Armenians in Baku . May 3, 1920 (View PDF)

Dr. Bahaddin Sakir
1874-1922

Dr. Bahaddin Sakir was a founding member of the Committee of Union and Progress.
He was assassinated on April 17, 1922 in Berlin by Aram Yerganian.

Related Documents:
NYT article on the assassination. April 19, 1922 (View PDF)
Photo taken in the funeral home (View JPG)
Gravesite Photo (View JPG)

Note: Bahaddin Sakir and Cemal Azmi Bey were assassinated at the same time while walking with their families. After shooting Cemal Azmi, Arshavir Shiragian then wounded Dr. Bahaddin Sakir after which Aram Yerganian delivering the deadly shot.9

Cemal Azmi Bey
1866-1922

Cemal (Jemal) Azmi Bey also known as the monster of Trebizond was the governor-general of Trebizond.
He was assassinated on April 17, 1922 in Berlin by Arshavir Shiragian.

Related Documents:
NYT article on the assassination. April 19, 1922 (View PDF)
Photo taken in the funeral home (View JPG)
Gravesite Photo (View JPG)

Note: Bahaddin Sakir and Cemal Azmi Bey were also assassinated at the same time while walking with their families. After shooting Cemal Azmi, Arshavir Shiragian then wounded Dr. Bahaddin Sakir after which Aram Yerganian delivering the deadly shot.9

Bihbud Khan Jivanshir
18? ? - 1921

Bihbud Khan Jivanshir was the former interior minister of Azerbaijan responsible for the massacre of thousands of Armenians in Baku.

He was assassinated outside the Pera Palace hotel in Constantinople (Istanbul) on July 18, 1921 by Misak Torlakian. His accomplices for this operation were Yervant Fundukian and Harutiun Harutiunian. Torlakian was captured and tried by a British Military Court. A verdict of “guilty but not responsible” due to his mental condition at the time of the event was read on October 20, 1921. He was expelled to Greece and eventually moved to the United States.

Said Halim Pasha
1863-1921

Said Halim Pasha was the Ottoman Grand Vizier from 1913-16 .

He was assassinated in his horse carriage on Via Nomentana on December 5, 1921 in Rome by Arshavir Shiragian. His accomplices for this operation were Michael Varantian the former ambassador of the Republic of Armenia to Italy and an agent by the name of “M”. Shiragian was not captured.

Mgrditch Haroutounian
18 ? ? - 1920

“Mgrditch Haroutounian, a sadist and member of the political arm of the Turkish secret police”7
Arshavir Shiragian

He was assassinated in 1920 in Constanipole by Soghomon Tehlirian.11,12

Note: Some sources have his name as Harootoun Mugerditchian.

Vahe Ihssan
18? ? - 1920

” … Vahe Ihssan, born Yessayan, a traitor who was despised by his countrymen, his relatives, and eventually by his own children …

… Vahe Ihssan with Hidayet [a turkified Armenian] helped to draw up the list of prominent Armenians who were arrested and deported in 1915 …”
Arshavir Shiragian

He was assassinated on March 27, 1920 in Constanipole by Arshavir Shiragian.13

Hemayag Aramiantz
18 ? ? - 19 ? ?

In 1914 the Henchagian party convened a meeting in Romania and decided to assassinate Talat Pasha. A traitor named Adur Yasyan informed the Turks and 21 Henchagians were arrested. Of the 21 arrested all were hanged except for Hemayag Aramiantz who cooperated with the Turks and became a traitor himself.15

He was assassinated by Arshag Yezdanian14