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... Yrk Ali Efe heykeli ...

Yrk Ali Efe

Yrk Ali Efe (d. 1895, Sultanhisar . 23 Eyll 1951, Bursa), Kurtuluş Savaşı sırasında 16 Haziran 1919' da Malga Baskını ile dşmana ilk darbeyi vurmak suretiyle Aydın yresinde dşman kuvvetlerinin ilerlemesini durdurmuş olan efedir.


... Statue of Yrk Ali Efe ...

Yrk Ali Efe

Yrk Ali Efe (18951951) was a Turkish warlord in the Ottoman Empire, and an officer in the Turkish Army during the Turkish War of Independence. He was an important leader in Kuva-yi Milliye of the Aegean Region. After the declaration of republic he resigned from his office and worked as a farmer and industrialist. He was one of the last Zeybeks in Turkish history.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Y%C3%B6r%C3%BCk_Ali_Efe

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