State duties were divided among the newly created ministries, as it was the case in Western countries during the reign of II. Mahmut in Ottoman Empire. In 1838, Agricultural Assembly and Trade Committee was founded. After the announcement of the Decree of Reorganization (Tanzimat), Trade and Agriculture Surveillance was established in İstanbul in 1840, which consisted of a permanent committee as well as trade, accounting, statistics and agriculture departments. These departments were also involved in industrial affairs. The Ministry served with different functions and under different titles until 1922 when the presence of all Ottoman ministries came to an end with the abolition of the Sultanate
State duties were divided among the newly created ministries, as it was the case in Western countries during the reign of II. Mahmut in Ottoman Empire. In 1838, Agricultural Assembly and Trade Committee was founded. After the announcement...
From Ministry of Economics To Ministry of Trade
The duty fields of the Ministry, which was named as the Ministry of Economics in the first Government of the Republic of Turkey, included “trade, industry, agriculture, forestry and mining” (see relevant legislation: 02.05.1920/3).In the Republican period, this...
Ministry of Economy And Trade
Following the establishment and separation of the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Transportation in 1931 and 1939 respectively, the responsibility field of the Ministry of Trade had shrinked considerably which lasted until 1949....
Ministry of Industry And Trade
These two ministries - originating from the Ministry of Economics (in 1939), merged in 1949 and re-divided in 1957 - experienced another merger attempt in 1971 under the title of Ministry of Industry and Trade. However, during this...
TUBITAK ( The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey )
The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TÜBİTAK) is the leading agency for management, funding and conduct of research in Turkey. It was established in 1963 with a mission to advance science and technology, conduct research and...
Abd al-Hamid ibn Turk
He was a ninth century Turkish Muslim mathematician. Not much is known about his biography. The two records of him, one by Ibn Nadim and the other by al-Qifti are not identical. However al-Qifi mentions his name as Abd al-Hamīd ibn Wase ibn Turk Jili. Jili means from Gilan. HeRead More
Ahmet Cevdet Pasa
Ahmed Jawdat Pasha was born in Lofça, Lovech, today Bulgaria on 22 March 1822. He went to Istanbul to complete his education at a religious college in 1839. Mathematics and astronomy intrigued Ahmed Cevdet Pasha. During the holidays, he read many works on arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and astronomy. He madeRead More
Ali Qushji was born in 1403 in the city of Samarkand, in present-day Uzbekistan . His full name at birth was Ala al-Dīn Ali ibn Muhammed al-Qushji. The last name Qushji derived from the Turkish term kuşçu - the falconer - due to the fact that Ali's father Muhammad wasRead More
Hezarfen Ahmet Celebi
The 17th century writings of Evliyâ Çelebi relate this story of Hezârfen Ahmed Çelebi, circa 1630-1632. "First he practiced by flying over the pulpit of Okmeydani eight or nine times with eaglewings, using the force of the wind. Then, as Sultan Murad Khan (Murad IV) was watching from the SinanRead More
He is primarily known today for his maps and charts collected in his Kitab-ı Bahriye (Book of Navigation), a book that contains detailed information on navigation, as well as very accurate charts (for its time) describing the important ports and cities of the Mediterranean Sea. He gained fame as aRead More