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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Celâl Bayar
Mahmut Celâl Bayar (16 May 1883 – 22 August 1986) was a Turkish politician, statesman, and the third President of Turkey. Mr. Bayar, as the Turkish President, was decorated with the Legion of Merit by...
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Diyarbekir Eyalet
The Eyalet of Diyarbekir (Ottoman Turkish: ایالت دیاربكر; Eyālet-i Diyār-i Bekr‎) was an eyalet of the Ottoman Empire. Its reported area in the 19th century was 20,332 square miles (52,660&#...
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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...
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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Diyarbekir Vilayet
The Vilayet of Diyâr-ı Bekr (Ottoman Turkish: ولايت ديار بكر, Vilâyet-i Diyarbakır) was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire. The vilayet extended south from Palu ...
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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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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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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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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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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
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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2010 Elâzığ earthquake
The 2010 Elazığ earthquake was a 6.1 Mw earthquake that occurred on 8 March 2010 at 02:32 UTC (04:32 local time). The epicentre of the quake was Başyurt in Elazığ Province, in eastern Turkey. Initial ...
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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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Beylik of Çubukoğulları
Beylik of Çubukoğulları (Turkish: Çubukoğulları Beyliği, literally "sons of Çubuk") was a small and short-lived principality in East Anatolia, Turkey between 1085 and 1112.Çubuk was a commander in...
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Mamuret-ul-Aziz Vilayet
The Vilayet of Mamuret-ul-Aziz, also referred to as Harput Vilayet (Armenian: Խարբերդի վիլայեթ Kharberd) was a first-level administrative division (vilayet) of the Ottoman Empire in the late 19th ...
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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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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