Sevan Nişanyan made controversial remarks about Atatürk's adopted daughters
Armenian writer Sevan Nişanyan made scandalous statements about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's adopted daughters in a live broadcast on social media. Nişanyan claimed that Atatürk was left alone with his adopted daughters and that this was an unacceptable situation. These words of Nişanyan attracted great reaction. So, who is Sevan Nişanyan, where is he from, how old is he? Here are the things you want to know about Sevan Nişanyan.
Sevan Nişanyan comes from a Turkish-Armenian family
Sevan Nişanyan was born in Istanbul on December 21, 1956, into a Turkish-Armenian family. He completed his primary and secondary education at Pangaltı Mıhitaryan School, Işık High School and Robert High School. He went to the USA in 1974 and studied philosophy at Yale University and political science at Columbia University. However, he returned to Turkey without finishing his doctoral thesis. In 1979, he translated Karl Marx's Grundrisse into Turkish and wrote a hundred-page preface. His articles were published in Birikim magazine and The New York Times.
Sevan Nişanyan worked as a writer, journalist and activist
After returning to Turkey, Sevan Nişanyan worked as a writer, journalist and activist. He wrote many books on subjects such as Turkish dictionary, linguistics, history, philosophy, religion, mythology and architecture. Some of these are: Genealogy of Words, False Republic, Noah's Ark, Small Slang Dictionary, Etymological Turkish Dictionary, Turkey's Most Beautiful Villages, In the Shadow of Faith, History of Humanity, Brief History of Ideology, Secret History of Turkish, Crime Against Humanity.
Nişanyan also established a hotel business in Şirince village and built houses in accordance with the architecture of the village. However, many lawsuits were filed against him on the grounds that these houses were illegal. As a result of these cases, Nişanyan was sentenced to 2014 years and 16 months in prison in 7. Nişanyan, who escaped from prison in 2017, fled to Greece and requested political asylum there. Nişanyan currently lives in Greece.
Sevan Nişanyan made scandalous allegations against Atatürk's adopted daughters
Sevan Nişanyan made scandalous claims about Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's adopted daughters in a live broadcast on social media on November 10, 2023. Nişanyan explained why Atatürk adopted many girls, and that these girls shared his private apartment, and that this was not an acceptable situation. These words of Nişanyan were considered disrespectful to Atatürk and attracted great reaction. Nişanyan had previously made critical and insulting statements about Atatürk and the Republic of Turkey.