Abidin Daver

Abidin Daver (1886, Constantinople – 8 February 1954, Istanbul) was a Turkish nationalist writer and politician.

Abidin Daver
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Member of the Grand National Assembly
Personal details
Constantinople, Ottoman Empire
Died8 February 1954
Istanbul, Turkey


He is the son of Ali Vahyi Bey and Fatma Revan. He joined Galatasaray Sports Club in 1908 and became a member.

Daver started his education at Soğukçeşme Military Middle School and completed Mekteb-i Sultani in 1917. Daver continued his studies at the Sanayi-i Nefise Mektebi and began to write articles for various newspapers. After 1908, he became a journalist and became a columnist in Tasvir-i Efkar, then Yeni Gün, Tercüman-ı Hakikat, İkdam and a columnist in the newspaper Cumhuriyet.

Daver, who was among the founding line-up of Galatasaray SK, was the president of the club between 1929-1930. Between 1939 and 1943 Daver, who served in the Turkish Grand National Assembly as an MP for the term, is also known as a civilian admiral for his contributions to Turkish maritime affairs. After his death on 8 February, 1954, his name was given to a constitution of Denizcilik Bankası.[1]


  1. ^ "Biyografya: Abidin Daver". www.biyografya.com.