287,292 Pages

This list is the Commanders of the First Army of Turkey.

Modern Turkish military references refer to corps in Arabic (1st) numerals. During the War of Independence, corps were identified in Roman (I) numerals. An arbitrary cut-off has been made at 1945 for the start of identifying corps in Arabic numerals.

Name Foto Birth date
Death date
Cemetery
Rank
(last rank)
Start
End
Register
Year of Graduation: KHO
Year of Graduation: Ottoman / Turkish staff college
Note
- Ali Ihsan Pasha
(First Army of the Western Front)
AISabis.jpg 1882, Istanbul
9 December 1957
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Mirliva 9 October 1921
19 June 1922
P. 1317 (1901)-1
1905 (58. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
- Nureddin Pasha
(First Army of the Western Front)
Sakalli Nureddin Pasha.jpg 1873, Bursa
18 February 1932
Mirliva
(Ferik)
29 June 1922
15 August 1923[citation needed]
P. 1309 (1893)-31
-
Greco-Turkish War
Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
1 Kâzım Karabekir Pasha KazimKarabekirPasha.jpg 1882, Istanbul
25 January 1948
Ankara Hava Şehitliği
Devlet Mezarlığı
Ferik
(Birinci Ferik)
21 October 1923
26 October 1924
P. 1318 (1902)-1
1905 (58. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
2 Ali Sait Akbaytogan Ali Sait Akbaytogan.jpg 1972, Manyas
20 March 1950
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Birinci Ferik 26 October 1924
21 November 1933
P. 1311 (1895)-1
1898 (51. sınıf)
Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
3 Fahrettin Altay Fahrettin Pasha.jpg 1880, Shkodër
25 October 1974
?
Devlet Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 22 November 1933
19 December 1943
P. 1315 (1899)-1
1905 (58. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
4 Cemil Cahit Toydemir Cemil Cahit Toydemir.jpg 1883, Istanbul
15 July 1956
Edirnekapı Şehitliği
Orgeneral 17 December 1943
15 June 1946
(emeklilik)
P. 1318 (1902)-311
-
Italo-Turkish War
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
5 Salih Omurtak 1887, Thessaloniki
23 June 1954
Ankara Hava Şehitliği
Devlet Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 17 June 1946
29 July 1946
P. 1323 (1907)-1
1910 (63. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
6 Nuri Yamut 1890, Thessaloniki
5 June 1961
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 9 August 1946
1 July 1949
Top. 1324 (1908)-27
1920 (67. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
7 Asım Tınaztepe 1892, Skopje
14 June 1951
Orgeneral 8 July 1949
23 June 1950
Top. 1327 (1911)-8
1924 (68. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
8 Şükrü Kanatlı 1893, Istanbul
15 January 1954
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 24 June 1950
27 December 1951
Top. 1328 (1912)-b-101
1926 (70. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
Annexation of the Sanjak of Alexandretta
9 Zekâi Okan 1895, Istanbul
14 August 1966
Orgeneral 27 December 1951
11 August 1952
P. 1330 (1914)-46
1926 (70. sınıf)
Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
10 Nurettin Baransel 1897, Istanbul
21 May 1967
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 4 November 1952
6 April 1954
P. 1328 (1912)-b-84
1925 (69. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
11 İsmail Hakkı Tunaboylu 1895, (Oryahovo, Bulgaria)
28 October 1958
Ankara Asri Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 6 April 1954
13 July 1955
Top. 1330 (1914)-c-3
1927 (71. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
12 Ahmet Nurettin Aknoz 1898, Istanbul
21 June 1964
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 9 September 1955
22 June 1956
Top. 1330 (1914)-c-11
1927 (71. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
13 Vedat Garan 1895, Istanbul
5 October 1964
Korgeneral
(Orgeneral)
vekâleten Mu. 1330 (1914)-c-31
1926 (70. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
14 Nazmi Ataç 1893, Selimiye
16 March 1972
Orgeneral 16 June 1956
19 September 1957
P. 1330 (1914)-c-3
1927 (71. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
15 Fazıl Bilge 1897, Manastır
(Bitola, Makedonya)
Orgeneral 13 December 1957
1 September 1958
P. 1332 (1916)-47
1928 (72. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
16 Fahrettin Özdilek 1898, Bursa
13 March 1989
Cebeci Şehitliği
Orgeneral 30 August 1958
10 June 1960
Sv. 1336 (1920)-6
1928 (72. sınıf)
War of Independence
17 Muzaffer Alankuş 1898, Erzurum
17 December 1972
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 6 June 1960
4 August 1960
P. 1331 (1915)-287
1929 (73. sınıf)
World War I
War of Independence
18 Cemal Tural 1905, Erzincan
17 December 1981
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 1 August 1960
25 September 1962
P. 1341 (1925)-12
1933 (77. sınıf)
19 Refik Yılmaz 1904, Istanbul
21 February 1986
Karacaahmet Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 25 September 1962
19 March 1966
P. 1341 (1925)-47
1935 (79. sınıf)
20 Memduh Tağmaç 1904, Erzurum
30 March 1978
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 16 July 1966
22 August 1968
Top. 1928-1
1938 (82. sınıf)
1971 coup d'état
(as Chief of General Staff)
21 Haydar Sükan 1911, Edirne
Orgeneral 22 August 1968
29 August 1969
Top. 1930-9
1940 (84. sınıf)
22 Kemal Atalay 1910, Ohrid
Orgeneral 29 August 1969
29 September 1970
Top. 1930-41
1938 (82. sınıf)
23 Faik Türün 1913, Bursa
15 February 2003
Orgeneral 29 September 1970
14 August 1973
Mu. 1933-4
1942 (86. sınıf)
Korean War
Operation Sledgehammer
24 Hüseyin Doğan Özgöçmen 1916, Drama
August 2001
Emirgân Reşitpaşa Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 14 August 1973
25 August 1975
P. 1934-192
1945 (89. sınıf)
25 Adnan Ersöz 1917, Sarıyer
13 October 1991
Emirgân Reşitpaşa Mezarlığı
Orgeneral 25 August 1975
30 August 1977
P. 1936-36
1950 (95. sınıf)
26 Nurettin Ersin 1918, Çanakkale
3 October 2005
Cebeci Şehitliği
Orgeneral 30 August 1977
8 March 1978
P. 1937-88
1948 (92. sınıf)
Invasion of Cyprus
(as the commander of the Cyprus Turkish Peace Forces)
1980 coup d'état
(as the commander of Turkish Land Forces)
27 Mustafa Necdet Üruğ 1921, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 15 March 1978
25 August 1981
Top. 1941-30
1950 (95. sınıf)
nephew of Ömer Faruk Gürler
28 Haydar Saltık 1923, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 25 August 1981
22 August 1983
Top. 1941-b-5
1957 (99. sınıf)
1980 coup d'état
29 Necdet Öztorun 1924, Konya
2010, Karacaahmet mezarlığı
Orgeneral 22 August 1983
23 August 1984
Top. 1943-104
1959 (101. sınıf)
30 Necip Torumtay 1926, Trabzon
- 28 August 2011, Ankara
Orgeneral 24 August 1984
11 August 1985
Top. 1944-9
1954 (96. sınıf)
Former commander of 2nd Armoured Brigade
31 Recep Orhan Ergun 1926, Kayseri
-
Orgeneral 11 August 1985
24 July 1987
Top. 1944-7
1954 (96. sınıf)
32 Doğan Güreş 1936, Adana
-
Orgeneral 3 August 1987
23 August 1989
P. 1947-Nk.-2
1965 (107. sınıf)
33 Muhittin Fisunoğlu 1928, Tokat
-
Orgeneral 23 August 1989
31 December 1990
Top. 1948-3
1958 (100. sınıf)
34 İsmail Hakkı Karadayı 1932, Çankırı
-
Orgeneral 1 January 1991
17 August 1993
Top. 1951-67
1963 (105. sınıf)
Operation Steel
1997 military memorandum
35 Mehmet Hikmet Bayar 1932, Kocaeli
-
Orgeneral 17 August 1993
22 August 1994
Top. 1953-1
1967 (109. sınıf)
36 Hikmet Köksal 1932, Artvin
-
Orgeneral 22 August 1994
26 August 1996
Top. 1955-?
1969 (111. sınıf)
1997 military memorandum
37 Hüseyin Kıvrıkoğlu 1934, Bilecik
-
Orgeneral 26 August 1996
26 August 1997
Top. 1955-3
1967 (109. sınıf)
1997 military memorandum
38 Atilla Ateş 1937, Kastamonu
-
Orgeneral 26 August 1997
18 August 1998
Top. 1957-?
1969 (111. sınıf)
39 Çevik Bir Çevik Bir DD-SD-00-01007.jpg 1939, İzmir
-
Orgeneral 18 August 1998
20 August 1999
İs. 1958-?
1970 (112. sınıf)
1997 military memorandum
40 Hilmi Özkök 1940, Manisa
-
Orgeneral 20 August 1999
21 August 2000
Top. 1959-1
1972 (114. sınıf)
41 Necdet Yılmaz Timur 1937, Urfa
-
Orgeneral 21 August 2000
17 August 2001
Mu. 1958-3
1968 (110. sınıf)
42 Çetin Doğan 1940, Maçka
-
Orgeneral 17 August 2001
20 August 2003
Top. 1960-2
1971 (113. sınıf)
1997 military memorandum
43 Yaşar Büyükanıt 1940, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 20 August 2003
20 August 2004
P. 1961-2
1972 (114. sınıf)
Operation Hammer
(as the commander of the 7th Corps)
e-memorandum
44 Hurşit Tolon 1942, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 20 August 2004
19 August 2005
P. 1962-52
1978 (120. sınıf)
45 İlker Başbuğ 1943, Afyonkarahisar
-
Orgeneral 19 August 2005
17 August 2006
P. 1962-2
1973 (115. sınıf)
46 Fethi Remzi Tuncel 1943, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 17 August 2006
17 August 2007
Top. 1962-7
1973 (115. sınıf)
47 İsmail Koçman 1943, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 17 August 2007
22 August 2008
Top. 1962-13
1975 (117. sınıf)
48 Ergin Saygun 1941, Erzurum
-
Orgeneral 22 August 2008
30 August 2009
Top. 1966-18
1974 (116. sınıf)
49 Hasan Iğsız 1946, Istanbul
-
Orgeneral 30 August 2009
23 August 2010
İs. 1966-1
1976 (118. sınıf)
50 Hayri Kıvrıkoğlu 1948, Konya
-
Orgeneral 23 August 2010 İs. 1969-25

Sources[edit | edit source]

See also[edit | edit source]

This page uses Creative Commons Licensed content from Wikipedia (view authors).
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.