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Mustafa Fehmi Kubilay

Mustafa Fehmi Kubilay (1906- December 23, 1930) was a Turkish teacher and reserve warrant officer. He is considered a "martyr of revolution" ("Devrim Şehidi") in Turkey.

Biography

Kubilay, the son of a Cretan Turk family, was born in Adana, Ottoman Empire in 1906. After completing his education to become a teacher, he was sent to Menemen for his military obligation. Lieutenant Kubilay was killed by a group of Islamic fundamentalist rebels in the Menemen Incident. There is an elementary school in his name in Menemen (Kubilay Ilkokulu).

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