|Mehmet Nuri Yamut|
|Chief of the General Staff of Turkey|
June 5, 1950 – June 10, 1954
|Preceded by||Nafiz Gürman|
|Succeeded by||Nurettin Baransel|
Selanik, Ottoman Empire
|Died||June 5, 1961|
|Allegiance|| Ottoman Empire (1908-1920)|
War of Independence
Battle of Gallipoli
Mehmet Nuri Yamut Pasha (1890, Selanik – 5 June 1961, İstanbul) was a Turkish general, who became the 20th Commander of the Turkish Armed Forces on 5 June 1950. In 1943 he was appointed to the 2nd Corps Command in Gallipoli. During the 2nd Corps Command, he sold his house for the Turkish soldiers who were martyred in the Battle of Gallipoli, and built a monumental grave. He served as Chief of General Staff between 1950-1954 for a four-year. It is the first commander-in-chief of the Turkish Land Forces Command since the transition from the Ottoman army to the modern-regular army. He then retired and entered the Parliament from the Justice Party. TBMM X. and XI. He is a deputy in Istanbul.
After May 27 the then-Commander of Turkish Armed Forces Rüştü Erdelhun was assaulted by putschist young officers while the hero of the War of Independence, Ali Fuat Cebesoy and Korean War veteran Tahsin Yazıcı and former Commander Mehmet Nuri Yamut were arrested and imprisoned. While he was a deputy, he was arrested after the May 27 coup d'etat. He then died during the Yassıada Judgments.
References[edit | edit source]
- "Gizli kahraman Nuri Yamut Paşa" (in tr). Yeni Safak. 15 May 2015. http://www.turkiyegazetesi.com.tr/yasam/268779.aspx.
- "Nuri Yamut Monument" (in tr). Gallipoli Çanakkale Mehmet Akif Ersoy Provincial Public Library. 1998. http://www.canakkalekutup.gov.tr/TR,84210/nuri-yamut-aniti.html.
- Ramazan Akkır (August 2016). "Putschism Brings Down The Army". Kriter Dergi. http://kriterdergi.com/putschism-brings-down-the-army/. Retrieved 25 January 2018.
|Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
5 June 1950 - – 10 June 1954
|Commander of the Turkish Army
1 July 1949 - – 5 June 1950
|Commander of the First Army of Turkey
9 August 1946 - – 1 July 1949
İshak Avni Akdağ
|Commander of the Second Army of Turkey
6 August 1945 - 9 August 1946
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