Halide Edib Adıvar, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Halide Edib Adıvar

Turkish activist

Date of Birth: 01-Jan-1884

Place of Birth: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of Death: 09-Jan-1964

Profession: writer, military personnel, politician, university teacher, novelist

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Halide Edib Adıvar

  • Halide Edib Adivar (Ottoman Turkish: ????? ????? [ha?li'de e'dib]; sometimes spelled Halidé Edib in English) (11 June 1884 – 9 January 1964) was a Turkish novelist, nationalist, and political leader for women's rights.
  • She was best known for her novels criticizing the low social status of Turkish women and what she saw as the lack of interest of most women in changing their situation. During World War I, Halide Edib ran an orphanage at the former Saint Joseph College in Antoura for Armenian orphans.She was a Pan-Turkist and several of her novels promoted Turanism.

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