Part of the Gallipoli campaign of WW1. Opposed by the Ottoman Turkish defenders, troops from the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps landed on the Gallipoli peninsula. The assault did not go as...
Event, War Memorial WW1, Australia, Turkey
War between Russia and an alliance of France, Germany, Britain, Turkey and the Kingdom of Sardinia. Major battles include those at Alma, Inkerman and Sebastopol, where they still occasionally find ...
Event, Armed Forces, Crimea, Russia, Turkey
Effendi, or Efendi, is merely a title of nobility and the name Sidly may well be just one spelling of the Turkish Ambassador's name. We can't identify him.
Person, Politics & Administration, Turkey
Poet and playwright. Born as Herman James Elroy Flecker in Lewisham. His first book of poems was published in 1907. He joined the consular service in 1908 and had postings in Constantinople and Bei...
Person, Poetry, Literature, Lebanon, Switzerland, Turkey
Inflicted by the Turkish government on the Armenian population of the Ottoman Empire, 1915-18 and 1920-3, with one and a half million victims. However it is a sensitive issue, with the numbers dis...
Event, Tragedy, Armenia, Turkey
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Born: 20/7/1895, 124 years ago
Person, Art, Photography, Germany, Hungary, USA
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