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Halide Edip Adivar: Anadolu’s name giver

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Halide Edip Adivar: Anadolu’s name giver

ANKARA

Anadolu Agency, Turkey’s leading news source, is marking its 100th anniversary with deep gratitude to Halide Edip Adivar, the woman who gave the agency its very name, served as a corporal in the War of Independence, and was the first Turkish novelist to write about war.

Adivar, a pillar of Turkish literature, was born in 1884 and spent her childhood with her grandparents. In 1893 she was enrolled at the Uskudar American College for Girls but dropped out a year later.

She was tutored in Arabic, English, French, and music. Encouraged by her teachers, she translated 19th-century American writer

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