Sunday, 1 September 2013

Today's Poet: Nigar Hanim from Turkey

Nigar Hanim (1894 - 1931)

During the First World War, Turkey was known as the Ottoman Empire.   Turkey joined the Central Powers and their war began on 28th October 1914 with an attack on Russian Black Sea ports.

For an Inspirational Woman from Turkey, please see www.inspirationalwomenofww1.blogspot.co.uk

Photo:  Courtesy of Great War Centenary Facebook Page.  Turkish Officers visiting military hospital during WW1.

There is to be a Conference on the Caucus - for details, please see

http://www.panorama.am/en/society/2013/08/23/conference-yerevan/

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