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Feyzi Mengüç
9th Chief of the General Staff

In office
11 October 1957 – 22 August May 1958
Preceded by Hakkı Tunaboylu
Succeeded by Rüştü Erdelhun
Personal details
Born 1894
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Died 23 July 1983(1983-07-23) (aged 89)
Istanbul, Turkey
Military service
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire (1914-1921)
 Turkey (1921-1959)
Service/branch Turkish Armed Forces
Years of service 1914–1959 (46 years)
Rank Turkey-army-OF-9.svg General
Battles/wars World War I
Turkish War of Independence

Feyzi Mengüç (1894,İstanbul – 23 July 1983) was the 9th Chief of the General Staff of Turkey.

He graduated from the military academy and served as combat engineer officer during World War I.

Mengüç left his position in Ottoman Army and joined the war effort for the independence of Turkey on 31 July 1921.

After graduating from the Army War College in 1925, he served in various commands till 1939.

In 1939, Brigadier General, Major-General in 1941, Lieutenant General in 1947 and was promoted to the rank of General in 1953. While in this rank he was appointed as the head of the Military Supreme Court.

He served as acting Chief of General Staff between 11 October 1957 and 22 August May 1958.

He retired from his duties on 15 December 1959.[1][2]


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