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Talaat Pasha (also transliterated as Tala'at Pasha or Talat Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: طلعت پاشا, born Mehmed Talaat (Ottoman Turkish: محمد طلعت, Turkish: Mehmed Talât or Mehmet Talat) (1874 – March 15th, 1921) was one of the leaders of the Committee of Union and Progress that controlled the Ottoman Empire during the First World War  who held responsible for Armenian Genocide, the slaughter of over 1.5 million Armenians.

He was assassinated by an Armenian in Berlin, Germany on March 15th, 1921 by Soghomon Tehlirian.