Mimar Kemaleddin Bey

Architect

1870 – 1927

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Who was Mimar Kemaleddin Bey?

Ahmet Kemaleddin, widely known as Mimar Kemaleddin, was a renowned Turkish architect of the very late period of the Ottoman architecture and the early years of the newly established Republic. "Mimar" is the Turkish word for architect. He was among the pioneers of the First Turkish National Architectural Movement. In 1870, the only son of Bahriye Miralayı Ali Bey and Sadberk Hanım, Mahmud Kemaleddin, was born into a middle class Ottoman family in the İstanbul district of Acıbadem. He lived in the years that changed history. The end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century was an interval of time that harboured events of an intensity and importance for the world and for Ottoman geography and history. It was an era of change difficult to follow even from Europe to the Far East. .

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Born
1870
Acıbadem, Kadıköy
Also known as
  • Ahmet Kemaleddin
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Turkey
Profession
Education
  • Istanbul Technical University
    (1887 - 1891)
  • Technical University of Berlin
Died
Jul 13, 1927
Ulus, Ankara

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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