Anatolia, being the homeland of various civilizations for centuries naturally raised many famous and valuable personalities in arts, literature, business and political fields. Especially the sovereignty of Ottoman Empire for more than 600 years not only in this land but also in three continents has been effective.
Most of them took their place in history while some are still alive however will later be remembered with their cultural or scientific contributions to our society.
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