Who is Talat/Talaat you ask?
*Popular Question* Mehmed Talaat or Talaat Pasha (b. 1874), along with Ahmed Izzet Pasha and Enver Pasha, ruled the Ottoman Empire. Talaat was also one of the leaders of the Young Turks.
On April 24, 1915 Talaat ordered the arrest and deportation of Armenian intellectuals, most of them being ultimately murdered. On May 30, 1915, he requested Tehcir Law, which initiated the Armenian Genocide.
Talaat is held responsible for the death of 800,000 to 1,800,000 Armenians.
He was assassinated in Berlin in 1921.