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Refet Bele
1314-P. 39[1]
Mirliva Refet Pasha
Born (1881-12-00)December 0, 1881
Died October 3, 1963(1963-10-03) (aged 82)
Place of birth Salonica, Ottoman Empire
Place of death Istanbul, Turkey
Buried at Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire
 Turkey
Years of service Ottoman: 1899–1919
Turkey: July 13, 1919 – December 8, 1926
Rank Mirliva
Commands held Division of the intelligence of the headquarters of the Fourth Army, 10th Division, 3rd Division, 11th Division, Inspector of the Rear Area of Jerusalem, 53rd Division, XXII Corps (deputy), XX Corps, Gendarmerie General Command, III Corps
Minister of the Interior, Southern Part of the Western Front, Minister of Interior, Minister of National Defense, Representative of the TBMM government in Istanbul
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
First World War
War of Independence
Other work Member of the GNAT (Izmir)
Member of the GNAT (Istanbul)

Refet Bele also known as Rafet Bey[2][3][4] or Rafet [Refet] Pasha (1877; Salonica – October 3, 1963; Istanbul) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and the Turkish Army and retired as a general.

See also

Sources

  1. T.C. Genelkurmay Harp Tarihi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Türk İstiklâl Harbine Katılan Tümen ve Daha Üst Kademlerdeki Komutanların Biyografileri, Genkurmay Başkanlığı Basımevi, Ankara, 1972, p. 91. (Turkish)
  2. Sonyel, Salahi Ramadan (2008). Mustafa Kemal (Atatürk) ve Kurtuluş Savaşı: yeni belgelerle, 1918-1923, Volume 1. Türk Tarih Kurumu. p. 296. ISBN 9789751620118. "Rafet (Refet) Bey" 
  3. Great Britain. Foreign Office, Sir Ernest Llewellyn Woodward (1970). Documents on British Foreign Policy, 1919-1939. H.M. Stationery Office. p. 528. "Rafet [Refet] Pasha is the most powerful personality in Mustapha Kemal's government and has complete control over Mustapha Kemal himself." 
  4. Sami, Böcüzade Süleyman (1983). Kuruluşundan bugüne kadar Isparta tarihi. Serenler Yayını. p. xxx. "Rafet Bey (= General Rafet Bele)." 

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