Sabiha Sertel

Journalist, Deceased Person

1895 – 1968

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Who was Sabiha Sertel?

Sabiha Derviş Sertel was the first professional female journalist and one of the first feminist writers in Turkey with Donmeh ancestry. Educated in a progressive high school, Sertel began writing essays at the age of sixteen on women's rights and social issues. In 1915 she married Zekeriya Sertel, also a famous journalist in Salonica and Istanbul. She worked for the newspaper Tan and the magazine Görüşler.

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Born
1895
Thessaloniki
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Died
1968

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on July 23, 2013

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