Ḥusayn D̲j̲āhid
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(mod. Turkish Hüseyi̇n cahi̇t yalçin , 1874-1957), Turkish writer, journalist and politician. His parents were from Istanbul. He was born at Bahkesir while his father ʿAlī Riḍā was serving as government accountant in the province. He attended the primary school at Serres in Macedonia and the lycée at Istanbul. On completing his studies at the School of Political Science ( Mülkiye ) in 1896 he became a civil servant in the Ministry of Education. In the meantime he had taught himself French. He taught Turkish and French in various schools and became the headmaster of the iʿdādī school of Mer…

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İz, Fahīr, “Ḥusayn D̲j̲āhid”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_2984>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007

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