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Author: Emine, Semiye

Pseudonyms:Emine Vahide
Spouse/other names:
Year of birth:1866
Year of death:1944
About her personal situation:Born in Istanbul. Daughter of the historian and politician Ahmet Cevdet Pasa and sister of Fatma Aliye Hanim, the novelist. Received private education and also studied psychology and sociology in France and Switzerland.

Relations to other authors: Sister of Aliye, Fatma

About her professional situation:Novelist. Worked as a teacher in Istanbul and Anatolia, as an inspector of girls’ schools and an assistant nurse at Sisli Etfal Hospital. Wrote articles on politics and education. Her articles were published in the newspapers "Mütalaa" (Thessalonica) and "Hanimlara Mahsus Gazete" (The Ladies' Own Gazete) after the declaration of the Constitutional Monarchy. She also prepared a mathematics textbook. Founded the woman organization "Sefkat-i Nisvan" (Women's Compassion) in Thessalonica in 1898. Was the vice president of the Union and Progress Women's branch in Thessalonica.
Elements of bibliography:Nadir Özbek, “Philanthropic Activity, Ottoman Patriotism, And The Hamidian Regime, 1876-1909”, Artikel, 2005, See also: Avni Özgürel, “Osmanlý'da hak savaþlarý”, article in newspaper Radikal, 12 March 2006
Websites: Ottoman lyric poetry

Editors: Susanne Parren (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 30 May 2011)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 22 September 2012)

Works written by this author

E 1 *Semiye Emine, the author ()
E 2 Gayya Kuyusu (The Pit of Hell) (1900)
E 3 Sefalet (Poverty ) (1908)

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