Timas Publishing Group (Turkish: Timaş Yayınları) is a publishing group based in Istanbul, Turkey. It includes several publishers: Sufi Book, Leyla and Mecnun Publishing (L&M), Carpe Diem Publishing and Antik Classics.It is a member of the Turkish Publishers Association.
Yapı Kredi Yayınları is one of the biggest publishing houses in Turkey. Based in Istanbul and active since 1992, as of end of 2013 it has published 4000 titles in philosophy, literature, the arts, and children's books. It has printed more than 2 million copies in 2013.
Cossacks in Turkey refers to descendants of a group of Don Cossacks who had lived in the territory of the Republic of Turkey until they migrated in 1962.
Halil İnalcık was a Turkish historian of the Ottoman Empire. His highly influential research centered on social and economic approaches to the empire. His academic career started at Ankara University, where he completed his PhD and worked between 1940 and 1972. Between 1972 and 1986 he taught Ottoman history at the University of Chicago. From 1994 on he taught at Bilkent University, where he founded the history department. He was a founding member of Eurasian Academy.
Karamanlı Turkish is both a form of written Turkish and a dialect of Turkish spoken by the Karamanlides, a community of Turkish-speaking Orthodox Christians in Ottoman Turkey. The official Ottoman Turkish was written in the Arabic script, but the Karamanlides used the Greek alphabet to write their form of Turkish. Karamanlı Turkish had its own literary tradition and produced numerous published works in print during the 19th century, some of them published by Evangelinos Misailidis by the Anatoli or Misailidis publishing house.
Kamran Inan, Turkish politician, statesman of Kurdish origin, diplomat and scholar. He was born in Hizan, Bitlis Province. Representative in Parliament from Van and Bitlis numerous times. Graduate of Ankara University Faculty of Law, and Ph.D. in Law from University of Geneva. At various times Turkish UN Ambassador, permanent UN representative, Turkish Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister of State, Senator from Bitlis and member of Foreign Affairs Commission. He published numerous books on Turkish politics and history.
Ali Cimen is a Turkish journalist currently working in France.
This is a male family tree for all the Ottoman Sultans and their mothers.
Mahmut Yıldırım, better known as Yeşil, is a Turkish rogue agent. He is wanted for the murders of eight people in Turkey. Among the murders he is accused of is that of Cem Ersever in 1993. Yıldırım, who also used the alias Ahmet Demir, disappeared in 1998 and was the subject of an Interpol Red Notice in 1999. In 2013, security officer Korkut Eken told prosecutors that Yıldırım was still alive.
The Ottoman–Persian Wars or Ottoman–Iranian Wars were a series a wars between Ottoman Empire and the Safavid, Afsharid, Zand, and Qajar dynasties of Iran (Persia) through the 16th–19th centuries. The Ottomans consolidated their control of what is today Turkey in the 15th century, and gradually came into conflict with the emerging neighboring Iranian state, led by Ismail I of the Safavid dynasty. The two states were arch rivals, and were also divided by religious grounds, the Ottomans being staunchly Sunni and the Safavids being Shia. A series of military conflicts ensued for centuries during which the two empires competed for control over eastern Anatolia, the Caucasus, and Iraq.
Cem Kızıltuğ is a Turkish cartoonist and illustrator. He is a cartoonist and illustrator for Zaman and also illustrates children's books.
Nedim Şener is a Turkish writer and journalist who has written for the Milliyet and Posta newspapers. He has received a number of journalism awards, including the Turkish Journalists' Association Press Freedom Award, the International Press Institute's World Press Freedom Heroes award, and PEN Freedom of Expression Award. He is particularly known for his 2009 book on the assassination of Hrant Dink, which showed the role of Turkish security. He is under indictment in the Odatv case of the Ergenekon trials because, he believes, his 2009 book alleged that police officers responsible for the Ergenekon investigation were responsible for the Dink murder.
İletişim Yayınları is an independent publishing company based in Istanbul, Turkey. It has published authors including Orhan Pamuk, Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu, Cemil Meriç, Şerif Mardin, and Mehmet Murat Somer. It publishes both fiction and non-fiction books. It is a member of the Turkish Publishers Association.
Can Yayınları is a publishing company based in Istanbul, Turkey.
Mehmet Hasan Altan is a Turkish academic economist, journalist, and author of over 25 books. Describing himself as a "Marxist-liberal", he is the originator of the term "Second Republic", arguing that Turkey needs to reconstitute its republic as a true democracy. He is a strong supporter of the Accession of Turkey to the European Union.
Şamil Tayyar is a Turkish journalist, author, and deputy for the Justice and Development Party (AKP) since 2011. He is a columnist with the daily Star and has contributed to Yeni Şafak, Milliyet and Sabah. He has published a book on the Ergenekon trials, Operation Ergenekon.
Mehmet Avni Özgürel is a Turkish journalist, author and screenwriter. He was writing for the newspaper Radikal. According to Today's Zaman, he is "known for his close ties to Turkey's National Intelligence Organization". He has interviewed Murat Karayılan of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK).
Ecevit Kılıç is a Turkish journalist and writer. He was a columnist for Cumhuriyet and later Sabah. He is the author of a number of books on Turkish organised crime and the Turkish deep state.
Kaşif Nevzat Tarhan is a Turkish medical scientist, psychiatrist and neuropsychology expert.
Şükûfe Nihal Başar was a Turkish educator, poet and activist, who took part in women's liberation movements during Turkey's nation building process.