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Saturday, March 24, 2007

TAHSiN: “Hasan Tahsin Hilmi” (1847 - 1914)

Tahsin Hilmi was born at Tophane in Istanbul in 1263 H. He learned Thuluth and Naskhi from Sefik Bey and Ta’Iiq from Sami Effendi. He held the post of teacher of penmanship in various school in Istanbul, including the Kiz Muallim Mektebi (Teacher Training School for Girls), and the Darüssafaka and Galatasaray Lycees.He died in 1330 H. and was buried in the cemetery at Eyup.

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