[THE FIRST ISTANBUL GOVERNOR OF THE REPUBLICAN PERIOD] Autograph document signed 'Istanbul vâlisi '; sent to the last Ottoman chief of the state council, Mehmed Tevfik Bey [Biren], (1867-1956).
ALI HAYDAR BEY [YULUG], (First Istanbul governor of Republican period; duty: 1923-1924), (1878-1937).
Manuscript - Autograph letter / Letterhead 'TBMM Hükümeti Istanbul Valiligi'., [AH 1339], Ist., 1923.
Original manuscript autograph document signed by Ali Haydar Yulug to the last Ottoman / Turkish chief of the state council, Mehmed Tevfik Bey [Biren], (1867-1956). 13,5x17 cm. Oblong. 1 p. In Ottoman script. Dated 15 Mayis 339. Letterhead of 'TBMM Hükümeti Istanbul Valiligi'. Ali Haydar Yulug was born in Izmir, 1878. Yulug, who served as the Governor of Istanbul between 11 April 1923 and 8 June 1924, brought the fire brigade and slaughterhouse to Istanbul. Biren served as a high-ranking statesman such as the Minister and the Governor in the last period of the Ottoman Empire. Also, he was the last chief of the council of the state [i.e. Shûrâ al-Devlet]. Mehmet Tevfik Bey was born in 1867 in Istanbul. His father was a high-ranking statesman in the Ministry of Education. After graduating from Mekteb-i Mulkiye in 1885, at the age of 18, he started his first duty as the clerk of Abdulhamid II at Yildiz Palace. From 1897 to 1901 he served as the Governor of Jerusalem. After that, he was appointed as the Governor of Thessaloniki. He was the governor of Yemen between 1904-1905. He became the Minister of Finance in the last years of the Ottoman Empire. He participated in the negotiations of the Treaty of Sevres signed in 1920. He was last appointed on 19 August 1921 as the 'Sûrâ re'isi'. He continued this duty until the abolition of the Sultanate on 4 November 1922. Thus, he was the last 'al-Shura' of the Ottoman Empire. After the proclamation of the Republic, he left the state. (Wikipedia).
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