Selma Rıza

1872 - 1931

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Selma Rıza (5 February 1872 – 5 October 1931) was the first female Turkish journalist. She was also one of the early novelists of Turkey. During the Turkish War of Liberation she supported Mustafa Kemal Pasha. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Selma Rıza has received more than 4,389 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Selma Rıza is the 42nd most popular journalist (down from 36th in 2019), the 793rd most popular biography from Turkey and the most popular Turkish Journalist.

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Among journalists, Selma Rıza ranks 42 out of 129Before her are Edward R. Murrow, Eve Arnold, Kazimierz Nowak, Werner Bischof, Ara Güler, and François Mignet. After her are Harriet Quimby, Joaquín Navarro-Valls, Marion Dönhoff, James Nachtwey, Marcel Bezençon, and William Wilson.

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Among people born in 1872, Selma Rıza ranks 79Before her are Marian Smoluchowski, Princess Maria Ludwiga Theresia of Bavaria, Miguel Cabanellas, Aleksandër Stavre Drenova, Elia Dalla Costa, and Alexandru Vaida-Voevod. After her are Georgios Tsitas, Reginald Doherty, Bak Jungyang, Tōson Shimazaki, Mikhail Kuzmin, and Georges Urbain. Among people deceased in 1931, Selma Rıza ranks 70Before her are Samad bey Mehmandarov, Henri Mathias Berthelot, Viktor Dyk, Prince Friedrich Leopold of Prussia, Rachel Bluwstein, and Louis Dollo. After her are Franz Schalk, Buddy Bolden, Eugen Schmidt, Arnold Bennett, Alwin Berger, and Dionysios Kasdaglis.

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Among people born in Turkey, Selma Rıza ranks 793 out of 1,128Before her are Maria of Amnia (770), Fatma Aliye Topuz (1862), Amykos (null), Hande Yener (1973), Dorotheus of Tyre (255), and Hesychius of Miletus (505). After her are Adile Naşit (1930), Marie-Joseph Chénier (1764), Georgios Tsitas (1872), Ali Fuat Cebesoy (1882), Cemal Süreya (1931), and Hulusi Akar (1952).


Among journalists born in Turkey, Selma Rıza ranks 1