Cemal Mersinli (1875, Mersin - October 7, 1941, Ankara). He was also known as Mehmed Djemal Pasha, Mersinli Djemal, or Djemal Kuchuk (Turkish: Küçük Cemal Paşa) meaning the lesser Djemal to distinguish him from the higher-ranking Djemal Pasha. Mersinli was a general of the Ottoman and Turkish armies and a politician of the Ottoman Empire and the Republic of Turkey.
Mersin, Ottoman Empire
|Died||7 October 1941 (aged 65–66)|
Cebeci Askerî Şehitliği
|Allegiance|| Ottoman Empire|
|Years of service||Ottoman Empire: March 13, 1895-March 22, 1920|
Turkey: -May 6, 1924
|Commands held||Chief of Staff of the Second Army, Chief of Staff of the Western Army, 42nd Division, 10th Division, Chief of Staff of the Inspectorate of the First Army, Vice commander of the Adrianople Fortified Area Command, VIII Corps, Fourth Army, Yildirim Troops Inspectorate, Second Army, General Director of Military Schools, War Minister|
First World War
War of Independence
|Other work||Member of the GNAT (Isparta)|
Member of the GNAT (İçel)
Medals and DecorationsEdit
- Medal of Independence with Green Ribbon
- Türk Parlamento Tarihi Araştırma Grubu, Türk Parlamento Tarihi, Millî Mücadele ve T.B.M.B. I. Dönem 1919-1923 - III. Cilt: I. Dönem Milletvekillerin Özgeçmişleri, Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi Vakfı Yayınları, Ankara, 1995, ISBN 975-7291-06-4, pp. 472-474. (in Turkish)
- Faulkner, Neil (2016). Lawrence of Arabia's War: The Arabs, the British and the Remaking of the Middle East in WWI. New Haven: Yale University Press. p. 314-315. ISBN 9780300226393.
- Lawrence, T.E. (1935). Seven Pillars of Wisdom. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. p. 381.
- Dursun Gök, Mersinli Cemal Paşa, Atatürk Araştırma Merkezi Dergisi, Sayı 34, Cilt: XII, Mart 1996 (in Turkish)