Dersim Rebellion
The Dersim rebellion was a Kurdish uprising against the Turkish government in the Dersim region of eastern Turkey, which includes parts of Tunceli Province, Elazığ Province, and Bingöl Province. The r...
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Inspectorates-General (Turkey)
Inspectorates-General or General Inspectorates (Turkish: Umumi Müfettişlikler) was a regional governorship whose authorities prevailed over civilian, military and judicial institutions under their dom...
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Kâzım Orbay
Mehmet Kâzım Orbay (11 March 1887 – 3 June 1964) was a Turkish general and senator. He served as the third Chief of the General Staff of the Turkish Armed Forces.
Kâzım Orbay was born in Smyrna (p...
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1949 Karlıova earthquake
The 1949 Karlıova earthquake occurred at 18:43 UTC on 17 August with an epicenter near Karlıova in Bingöl Province, Eastern Anatolia Region of Turkey. It had an estimated magnitude of 6.7, a maximum f...
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2003 Bingöl earthquake
The 2003 Bingöl earthquake was a magnitude 6.4 earthquake that hit eastern Turkey on 1 May 2003 at 03:27 local time (00:27 UTC). The epicenter was in Bingöl Province, 15 km north of Bingöl. At le...
Fevzi Çakmak
Mustafa Fevzi Çakmak (January 12 or January 24, 1876 – April 10, 1950) was a Turkish field marshal (Mareşal) and politician. He served as the Chief of General Staff from 1918 and 1919 and later the Mi...
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İhsan Sabri Çağlayangil
İhsan Sabri Çağlayangil (born 1908, Istanbul – December 30, 1993, Ankara, Turkey) was a Turkish Justice Party (Turkish: Adalet Partisi) politician, who was Minister of Foreign Affairs three ...
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Seyfi Düzgören
Seyfi Düzgören (1880; Constantinople (Istanbul) - December 28, 1948; Ankara) was an officer of the Ottoman Army and a general of the Turkish Army.
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Bitlis Vilayet
Bitlis Vilayet (Armenian: Բիթլիսի վիլայեթ Bit'lisi vilayet' Ottoman Turkish: ولایت بتليس) was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire. Before the Russo-Turkish War (...
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1971 Bingöl earthquake
The 1971 Bingöl earthquake occurred at 18:43 local time (16:43 UTC) on 22 May. It had a magnitude of 6.7 on the surface wave magnitude scale and a maximum intensity of VIII (Severe) on the Mercalli in...
Şükrü Kaya
Şükrü Kaya (1883 - January 10, 1959) was a civil servant and Turkish politician, who served as government minister, Minister of Interior and Minister of Foreign affairs in several governments. He is ...
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Erzurum Eyalet
The Erzurum Eyalet (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت ارضروم; Eyālet-i Erżurūm‎) was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire. It was established after the conquest of Western Armenia by the Ottoman Empire. Its...
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Martial law and state of emergency in Turkey
Since 1940 Turkey has frequently been under extraordinary rule, either the whole of the country or specific provinces. According to Articles 119-122 of the 1982 Constitution the four types of extraord...
Dersim Massacre
The Dersim rebellion was a Kurdish uprising against the Turkish government in the Dersim region of eastern Turkey, which includes parts of Tunceli Province, Elazığ Province, and Bingöl Province. The r...
Dersim Massacre - Wikipedia
Erzurum Vilayet
The Vilayet of Erzerum (Ottoman Turkish: ولايت ارضروم, Vilâyet-i Erzurum) was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire.The vilayet of Erzurum shared borders with the P...
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Sabiha Gökçen
Sabiha Gökçen ([sabiha ɡøkt͡ʃen]; 22 March 1913 – 22 March 2001) was a Turkish aviator. She was the first Turkish female combat pilot, aged 23. According to some sources she was also the world's first...
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May 24, 1993 PKK ambush
The May 24, 1993 PKK ambush on Turkish soldiers was carried out against unarmed Turkish military recruits on the Elazığ-Bingöl highway, killing 33 off-duty Turkish soldiers and 5 civilians and breakin...
May 24, 1993 PKK ambush - Wikipedia
Seyid Riza
Seyid Riza (also called as Seyit Rıza in Turkish; Sey Riza or Pîr Sey Riza in Zazaki), was born in 1863 in Lirtik (now Yalmanlar in Ovacık district), a village in Dersim (is now officially called as T...
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İsmet İnönü
Mustafa İsmet İnönü ([isˈmet ˈinøny]; 24 September 1884 – 25 December 1973) was a Turkish general and statesman, who served as the second President of Turkey from 11 November 1938, the day after the ...
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