Ali Rıza Artunkal

Ali Rıza Artunkal (1885–1959) was a Turkish politician and former government minister.[1] He was the Minister of National Defence between 1941 and 1946.[2] He was also a member of the early Young Turks Turanist movement.[3]

Ali Rıza Artunkal
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Minister of National Defense
In office
12 November 1941 – 7 August 1946
Prime Minister
Preceded bySaffet Arıkan
Succeeded byCemil Cahit Toydemir
Personal details
Plovdiv, Ottoman Empire
Istanbul, Turkey
Ali Rıza Artunkal, 1920s


  1. ^ "Ali Rıza Artunkal".
  2. ^ Edward Weisband (1973). Turkish Foreign Policy, 1943-1945: Small State Diplomacy and Great Power. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-05653-6.
  3. ^ Corry Guttstadt (2008). Turkey, the Jews, and the Holocaust. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-76991-4.