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Halide Edip Adıvar


Pause to contemplate the striking bust of the novelist, nationalist and friend of the Bloomsbury set in the little park next to the Milion, the original Byzantine mile stone. It was Halide Edip Adıvar’s stirring impromptu speach in the square in 1921 that arguably set in motion the British coup that in turn did so much to fuel the Nationalist movement, leading eventually to the survival of Turkey. The traumatic months are graphically described in Halide Edi[’s autobiography The Turkish Ordeal, published in English in 1928.


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