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Rauf Orbay

Hüseyin Rauf Orbay (27 July 1881–16 July 1964) was a Ottoman naval officer and statesman, born in Constantinople. As an officer in the Ottoman Navy, he achieved fame for his actions as the captain of the cruiser Hamidiye during the First Balkan War. He was Chief of Naval Staff during World War I and by October 1918 was Minister of Marine and led the delegation that signed the Armistice of Mudros.

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