Enver Pasha

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
İsmail Enver

İsmail Enver (Ottoman Turkish: اسماعيل انور) (November 22, 1881 in Istanbul - August 4, 1922), he was known to European powers as Enver Pasha (Turkish: Enver Paşa) or Enver Bey and he was a Turkish military officer and a leader of the Young Turk revolution. His contributions for the revolution, he was given the nickname "The Hero of Liberty"(Hürriyet Kahramanı). He was the main leader of the Ottoman Empire in both Balkan Wars and World War I.

Marriage and issue[change | change source]

By his marriage to Emine Naciye Sultan, a granddaughter of sultan Abdülmecid I, Enver had:

  • HH Princess Dr. Mahpeyker Enver Hanımsultan (1917–2000), married and divorced, Dr. Fikret Ürgüp (1918–?), and had issue, one son:
    • Hasan Ürgüp, (b.1948 -d.1989)unmarried and without issue
  • HH Princess Turkan Enver Hanımsultan (1919–1989), married HE Huvayda Mayatepek, Turkish Ambassador to Denmark, and had issue, one son:
    • Osman Mayatepek (b. 1950), married Neshe Firtina and had one daughter
      • Mihrishah Türkan Mayatepek (b.1992)
  • HH Prince Sultanzade Captain Ali Enver Beyefendi (1921 – Australia, December 1971), married and had issue, one daughter:
    • Arzu Enver (b. 1955), married Aslan Sadıkoğlu and had Issue
      • Burak Sadıkoğlu

His widow remarried his brother Mehmed Kamil Killigil (1900–1962) in 1923, and had one daughter:

  • HH Princess Rana Killigil Hanımsultan (1926; Paris – 14 April 2008; Istanbul), married Osman Sadi Eldem and had three children:
    • Ceyda Eldem (b. 1952)
    • Necla Eldem (b. 1954 - d. 1964)
    • Edhem Eldem (b. 1960) married Zeynep Sedef Torunoğlu and had issue, one son:
      • Simin Eldem (b.1987)


Other websites[change | change source]