Turkish historian Halil Inalcik dies at age 100

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World-renowned Ottoman historian Halil Inalcik passed away in Ankara on July 25, 2016.

Halil İnalcık (26 May 1916 – 25 July 2016) was a Turkish historian of the Ottoman Empire. His highly influential research centred 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. Since 1994 he had been teaching at Bilkent University, where he founded the history department. He was a founding member of Eurasian Academy.

Read more about Prof. Inalcik on wikipedia.

Official Web Page – Halil İnalcık Web Page

Bilkent University – Halil İnalcık Collection

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