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S̲h̲ükrü (i.e. S̲h̲ükrī) Bey
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, Aḥmed (1875-1926), son of Ibrāhīm, Young Turk politician, was born in Kastamonu, near the Black Sea, into a poor family.

S̲h̲ükrü graduated from the teachers’ training college in Istanbul and started out on a career in education, serving both as a teacher himself and as director of education. He joined the underground opposition movement of the Committee of Union and Progress ( Ittiḥād we Teraḳḳī Ḏj̲emʿiyyeti [q.v.]) before the constitutional revolution of July 1908. After the revolution, he served as the district governor of Siroz [q.v.] and spent some time at the home office,…

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Zürcher, E.J., “S̲h̲ükrü (i.e. S̲h̲ükrī) Bey”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 22 March 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_6983>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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