Mirliva

Mirliva or Mîr-i livâ was a military rank of the Ottoman Army. It corresponds to a Brigadier or Brigadier General (modern Turkish: Tuğgeneral)[1] Mirliva is a compound word composed of Mir (commander in Persian) and Liva (brigade in Arabic). The rank was junior to the Ferik and superior to the Miralay (Colonel).

The title and rank of Mirliva was abolished with Act No. 2590 of 26 November 1934 on the Abolition of Titles and Appellations such as Efendi, Bey or Pasha.

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