Diran Kelekian

Journalist, Author

1862 – 1915

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Who was Diran Kelekian?

Diran Kelekian was an Ottoman Armenian journalist, writer and professor of Ottoman University, editor of "Cihan" and "Sabah" newspapers. Armenian Genocide victim.

He studied at Constantinople and Marseille, then become a lecturer at Ottoman University of Istanbul. Being the editor of "Sabah", he also worked as a correspondent of "Daily Mail" and "Presse Associe", published journalistic works in Turkish using Armenian letters, compiled a French–Turkish dictionary. Kelekian was arrested, deportated to Çankırı and killed.

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Born
1862
Kayseri
Nationality
  • Armenia
  • Turkey
Profession
Died
Oct 20, 1915
Central Anatolia Region

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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