Monday, June 9, 2014

Turkey 50 lira 2014 - Halide Edip Adivar

New silver collectors issue:

'Halide Edip Adivar'

Halide Edip Adivar (1884-1964) was a Turkish novelist and nationalist and women's right political leader. She was best known for her novels criticizing the low social status of Turkish women and what she saw as the lack of interest of most women in changing their situation.

(news and image by Pabitra Saha)
(biographical information from Wikipedia)

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