Committee of Union and Progress
The Committee of Union and Progress (CUP) (Turkish: İttihat ve Terakki Cemiyeti) began as a secret society established as the "Committee of Ottoman Union" (Turkish: İttihad-ı Osmanî Cemiyeti) ...
Armenian massacre: Why Turkey won't say the G-word
CNN Religion Commentator Father Edward Beck explains why Pope Francis chose Sunday to refer to mass killings of Armenians by Turks during WWII as 'genocide.'
Second Constitutional Era
The Second Constitutional Era (Ottoman Turkish: ايکنجى مشروطيت دورى; Turkish: İkinci Meşrûtiyyet Devri) of the Ottoman Empire established shortly after the 1908 Young Turk Revolution which for...
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Turkish Courts-Martial of 1919-20
Turkish courts-martial of 1919–20 were courts-martial of the Ottoman Empire that occurred right after the armistice of Mudros during the aftermath of World War I. The leadership of the Committee of Un...
Turkish Courts-Martial of 1919-20 - Wikipedia
Establishment of Turkish national movement
The Turkish National Movement (Turkish: Türk Ulusal Hareketi) encompasses the political and military activities of the Turkish revolutionaries that resulted in the creation and shaping of the mode...
Establishment of Turkish national movement - Wikipedia
Armenian Genocide
The Armenian Genocide (Armenian: Հայոց Ցեղասպանություն Hayots Tseghaspanutyun), also known as the Armenian Holocaust, the Armenian Massacres and, traditionally by Armenians, as Medz Yeghern (Armen...
Armenian Genocide - Wikipedia
Assyrian Genocide
The Assyrian genocide (also known as Sayfo or Seyfo, Syriac: ܩܛܠܐ ܕܥܡܐ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ or ܣܝܦܐ) refers to the mass slaughter of the Assyrian population of the Ottoman Empire during the First World War, in ...
Assyrian Genocide - Wikipedia
Greek genocide
The Greek genocide, part of which is known as the Pontic genocide, was the systematic ethnic cleansing of the Christian Ottoman Greek population from its historic homeland in Asia Minor, central Anato...
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Malta Tribunals
After World War I, the effort to prosecute Ottoman war criminals was taken up by the Paris Peace Conference (1919) and ultimately included in the Treaty of Sèvres (1920) with the Ottoman Empire. The O...
Armenian casualties during World War I
Armenian casualties during World War I covers the Armenian casualties beginning with 1914 to 1922 when the Democratic Republic of Armenia becomes part of Armenian Soviet Socialist Republic. There is n...
Armenian casualties during World War I - Wikipedia
Armenian massacre: Why Turkey won't say the G-word
CNN Religion Commentator Father Edward Beck explains why Pope Francis chose Sunday to refer to mass killings of Armenians by Turks during WWII as 'genocide.'
Kurdish recognition of the Armenian genocide
Kurdish recognition of the Armenian Genocide and Assyrian Genocide is the recognition of the Kurdish participation in the genocide of Armenians and Assyrians during World War I, when Kurdish tribal fo...
Kurdish recognition of the Armenian genocide - Wikipedia
1913 Ottoman coup d'état
The 1913 Ottoman coup d'état (January 23, 1913), also known as the Raid on the Sublime Porte (Turkish: Bâb-ı Âlî Baskını), was a coup d'état carried out in the Ottoman Empire by a number of Commit...
1913 Ottoman coup d'état - Wikipedia
Enver Pasha
Ismail Enver Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: اسماعیل انور پاشا; Turkish: İsmail Enver Paşa; 22 November 1881 – 4 August 1922), commonly known as Enver Pasha, was an Ottoman military officer and a lead...
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Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia
The Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia (ASALA) (Armenian: Հայաստանի Ազատագրութեան Հայ Գաղտնի Բանակ, ՀԱՀԳԲ, Hayasdani Azadakrut'ean Hay Kaghtni Panag, HAHKP) was an Armenian militan...
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia - Wikipedia
Armenian Genocide reparations
The issue of Armenian Genocide reparations derives from the Armenian Genocide of 1915 committed by the Ottoman Empire. Henry Theriault, writing in the Armenian Weekly, states these might be of financi...
Armenian Genocide reparations - Wikipedia
Topal Osman
Topal Osman Agha (1883, Giresun, Trebizond Vilayet – 1 April 1923, Ankara) was a Turkish militia leader of the late Ottoman and early Republican periods. He commanded the 42nd Giresun Volunteer ...
Topal Osman - Wikipedia
Simko Shikak revolt
The Simko Shikak revolt refers to an armed Ottoman-backed tribal Kurdish uprising against the Qajar dynasty of Iran from 1918 to 1922, led by Kurdish chieftain Simko Shikak from the Shekak tribe.After...
Simko Shikak revolt - Wikipedia
Erzurum Congress
Erzurum Congress (Turkish: Erzurum Kongresi) was an assembly of Turkish Revolutionaries held from 23 July to 4 August 1919 in the city of Erzurum, in eastern Turkey, in accordance with the previou...
Erzurum Congress - Wikipedia
William Ambrose Shedd
William Ambrose Shedd (1865–1918) was a US Presbyterian missionary who served in Persia and tried to protect the Assyrian people from the genocide.He was born January 24, 1865, in the little mountain ...
Special Organization (Ottoman Empire)
The Special Organization (Ottoman Turkish: تشکیلات مخصوصه, Teşkilât-ı Mahsusa) was an Ottoman imperial government special forces unit under the War Department and was allegedly used to suppress Ar...
Special Organization (Ottoman Empire) - Wikipedia
Ali Fuat Cebesoy
Ali Fuat Cebesoy (September 1882, Constantinople (Istanbul) – January 10, 1968, Istanbul) was a Turkish officer, politician and statesman.
Ali Fuat was born in September 1882 to father Ismail Fazi...
Ali Fuat Cebesoy - Wikipedia
Armenian Genocide denial
The denial of the Armenian Genocide is the assertion that the Armenian Genocide did not occur in the manner or to the extent described by scholarship. Denial of the Armenian Genocide may be either for...
Talaat Pasha
Mehmed Talaat Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: محمد طلعت پاشا; Turkish: Mehmet Talât Paşa; 1874 – 15 March 1921), commonly known as Talaat Pasha, was one of the triumvirate known as the Three Pashas th...
Talaat Pasha - Wikipedia
North Africa during World War I
Conflicts took place in North Africa during World War I (1914–1918), between the Entente and the Central powers. The Senussi of Libya sided with the Ottoman Empire against the British Empire and the K...
North Africa during World War I - Wikipedia
Armenian resistance
The Armenian resistance is a name given to the military and political activities of the Armenians under the Armenian political parties of Henchak, Armenakan, Dashnaktsutiun against the Ottoman Empire ...
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Süleyman Askerî Bey
Süleyman Askerî Bey, also known as Suleyman Askeri, Sulayman Askari, Sulaiman al-Askari (Modern Turkish: Süleyman el-Askerî ) and unofficially known as Suleyman Askeri Pasha (1884 in Prizren, Kosovo V...
Mustafa Zihni Pasha
Mustafa Zihni Pasha was a high Ottoman official who held a number of ministerial posts and a founding member of the nationalist Kürt Teali Cemiyeti society.
Mustafa Zihni Bey was born in 1838 in S...
Mustafa Zihni Pasha - Wikipedia