Çerkes Ethem

  • psheu ethem
    cerkezethemportre.jpg
    born1886
    bandırma, hüdavendigâr vilayet, ottoman empire (present-day balıkesir, turkey)
    died21 september 1948
    amman, jordan
    resting placecemetery of habjouka in al-misdar, amman, jordan
    nationalitycircassian
    other namespsheu/pşevu Çerkez/Çerkes edhem/ethem
    educationbakırköy cavalry junior officer school
    known formilitia leader gained fame for fighting against the allied powers invading anatolia
    height2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
    parent(s)
    • psheu ali bey (father)
    familyhouse of dipsheu

    Çerkes ethem (turkish for "ethem the circassian"; 1886 – 21 september 1948) (or psheu ethem) of house of dipsheu was a turkish militia leader of circassian origin who initially gained fame for fighting against the allied powers invading anatolia in the aftermath of world war i and afterwards during the turkish war of independence.[1][2][3]

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  • education and military career
  • death and burial
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Psheu Ethem
CerkezEthemPortre.jpg
Born1886
Died21 September 1948
Resting placeCemetery of Habjouka in Al-Misdar, Amman, Jordan
NationalityCircassian
Other namesPsheu/Pşevu Çerkez/Çerkes Edhem/Ethem
EducationBakırköy Cavalry Junior Officer School
Known forMilitia leader gained fame for fighting against the Allied powers invading Anatolia
Height2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Parent(s)
  • Psheu Ali Bey (father)
FamilyHouse of Dipsheu

Çerkes Ethem (Turkish for "Ethem the Circassian"; 1886 – 21 September 1948) (or Psheu Ethem) of House of Dipsheu was a Turkish militia leader of Circassian origin who initially gained fame for fighting against the Allied powers invading Anatolia in the aftermath of World War I and afterwards during the Turkish War of Independence.[1][2][3]