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My duty is to remind the world of what happened to Armenians so that it will not happen to others.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
Mimar Sinan the chief Armenian Ottoman architect and civil engineer
Mimar Sinan (15 April 1489 – 17 July 1588) – He was the chief Armenian Ottoman architect and civil engineer for sultans Suleiman I, Selim II, and Murad III. He was, during a period of fifty years, responsible for the construction or the supervision of every major building in the Ottoman Empire. More than three hundred structures are credited to his name. He is also considered one of the world's first earthquake engineers.