Mustafa Cantekin

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Mustafa Cantekin
Mustafa Elvan Cantekin.jpg
Born 1878
Çorum, Ottoman Empire
Died 21 October 1955(1955-10-21) (aged 76–77)
Ankara, Turkey
Allegiance  Ottoman Empire (1909–1920)
 Turkey (1920–1928)
Years of service 1909–1928
Commands held Head doctor of the field hospital of the V Corps
Head doctor of the Afyon Military Hospital
Battles/wars Balkan Wars
World War I
Turkish War of Independence
Other work Member of the TBMM (Kozan)
Member of the TBMM (Çorum)

Mustafa Elvan Cantekin (1878 – 21 October 1955) was a military physician of the Ottoman Army and a politician in the Republic of Turkey. He was one of the founding members of Vatan ve Hürriyet secret society, which was just one of the several organizations opposed to the regime of the Ottoman sultan Abdul Hamid II.[1]

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Türk Parlamento Tarihi Araştırma Grubu, TBMB - II. Dönem 1923-1927 - III. Cilt: II. Dönem Milletvekillerin Özgeçmişleri, Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi Vakfı Yayınları, Ankara, 1995, ISBN 975-7291-04-8, pp. 684-685.