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Ayetullah Bey (1888 Kadıköy, Istanbul – 1919) was the founder and second president of the major Turkish multi-sport club Fenerbahçe SK between 1908-09.[1]

Şevkipaşazade Ayetullah Bey
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Full name Şevkipaşazade Ayetullah Bey
Date of birth 1888 (1888)
Place of birth Kadıköy, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
Date of death 1919 (aged 30–31)
Place of death Istanbul, Turkey
Buried in Karacaahmet Cemetery,
 Istanbul, Turkey
Playing position Goalkeeper
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
Fenerbahçe SK
Teams managed
1908-1909 Fenerbahçe SK

EducationLycée Saint-Joseph, Istanbul
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Ayetullah Bey became the first secretary general when he was just 22 years old. In addition, he served the club as a goalkeeper and defender. Ayetullah Bey, graduated from Saint Joseph’s College [2][3]

Ayetullah Bey's father was a brigadier general in the Ottoman Army. His name was Şevki Pasha. Ayetullah Bey was known as "Şevkipaşazade". After graduating from, Lycée Saint-Joseph, Istanbul he started to work as a civil servant in the Ottoman Bank. He then resigned and founded a company that sells water. Fenerbahçe first squad 'keeper' took the position. Later, he served only as manager (presidency) in Fenerbahçe.


  1. ^ "Başkanlarımız". (in Turkish). Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ "Fenerbahçe'yi Fenerbahçeliler kurdu".

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