Kemalettin Sami Gökçen

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Kemalettin Sami Gökçen
1321-İs. 1[1]
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Born 1884 (1884)
Sinop, Kastamonu Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died 15 April 1934(1934-04-15) (aged 49–50)
Berlin, Nazi Germany
Buried State Cemetery
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire (1906–1919)
 Turkey (1920–1928)
Years of service Ottoman Empire: 1906–1919, Turkey: 22 November 1920 – 24 September 1928
Rank Lieutenant general
Commands held Chief of Staff of the Dardanelles Fortified Area Command, Staff of the Gallipoli Northern Group, Chief of Staff of the Inspectorate of Fortification and Fortified Area, Chief of Staff of the Hejaz Expeditionary Force, Chief of Staff of the VIII Corps, Military attaché to Ukraine, Chief of Staff of the Northern Caucasus Army, Inspector of the Rear Area of the Ninth Army, 10th Caucasian Division (deputy), Istanbul Guard, Deputy Commander of the XXV Corps, 10th Caucasian Division
1st Division, Ankara Command, 4th Group, IV Corps
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
World War I
War of Independence
Other work Ambassador to Berlin

Kemalettin Sami Gökçen (1884; Sinop, Kastamonu Vilayet – 15 April 1934; Berlin) was a Turkish career officer and politician. He was instrumental in establishing diplomatic relations between the Turkish Republic and Nazi Germany.

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  1. ^ T.C. Genelkurmay Harp Tarihi Başkanlığı Yayınları, Türk İstiklâl Harbine Katılan Tümen ve Daha Üst Kademlerdeki Komutanların Biyografileri, Genkurmay Başkanlığı Basımevi, Ankara, 1972, p. 218. (in Turkish)

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