Feyzi Mengüç

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

Feyzi Mengüç
9th Chief of the General Staff
In office
11 October 1957  22 August May 1958
Preceded byHakkı Tunaboylu
Succeeded byRüştü Erdelhun
Personal details
Born1894
Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Died23 July 1983(1983-07-23) (aged 89)
Istanbul, Turkey
Military service
Allegiance Ottoman Empire (1914-1921)
 Turkey (1921-1959)
Branch/serviceTurkish Armed Forces
Years of service1914–1959 (46 years)
Rank General
Battles/warsWorld War I
Turkish War of Independence

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]

References

  1. "Feyzi Mengüç" (in Turkish). Turkish Armed Forces. Retrieved 13 February 2018.
  2. "9 subay hareketi" (in Turkish). Takvim. Retrieved 14 February 2018.
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