The most interesting school in Turkey! He may be amazed to hear the statue standing in his garden in 1901
TurkeyThere are many buildings with a long history in . The stories of some of these structures are considered very interesting because they are related to the occupation period. One of those buildings is the old building belonging to Iskenderun High School in the Iskenderun district of Hatay. Constructed by French missionaries during the French occupation in 1901, the building was rebuilt with the Turkish military entering the area. Turkeyhas been brought to.
As the Turkish soldier enters the school, the statue of the French heroine Gendark, located in the next garden, draws the attention of our soldiers for a short time. After a while, a statue of Gazi Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the ruler of the Republic of Turkey, is erected in place of his statue, which was destroyed, and the message is given that the region is now under Turkish domination.
Jeanne d’Arc(January 6, 1412 – May 30, 1431; Turkish: Joan of Arc, sometimes simplified and retained in the form of Jan Dark in Turkish), during the Hundred Years’ War, against England, France, the great spiritual host that stemmed from the fronts in her hometown of Lorraine. She is a French Catholic saint who supports and unites her throughout France.
On the official page of Iskenderun High School, which currently serves under the Ministry of National Education, the following information about its history is given:
Our school Iskenderun High School was opened by the French in 1901 by the Ferler Mission group. On the current 11,576 m2 area, there was a building on Şehit Pamir Street at that time.
There was a statue of Jandark where the Atatürk bust is now located in the school garden. Jandark (Jeanned’are) is a heroine seen in the French struggle against the English, and Charles 7th being declared king from his relatives on the throne.
In 1914, they stopped the leadership of the French during the First World War. After the Armistice of Mudros, it appears to be on arrival again after the 1918 war. It was not possible to come across Turkish people in these countries until the 1930s. However, there are Turkish children among the students who graduated towards the last years. In 1895, Turkish people started to settle in the Iskenderun region, generally mountainous settlements, and since they settled in the villages, in the Belen region, the Turkish people living there almost disappeared. In 1937, 27 Akvam associations, this association is an organization equivalent to the United Nations. The Swedish members of this association went public-oriented under the name of plespit. In the voting, when it was asked whether it was French or Turkish-Turks, the Turkish administration preferred to address the public.
On July 5, 1939, the Turkish Army entered Iskenderun. After the annexation of Hatay to the motherland on July 23, 1939, in accordance with the condition of the Ankara agreement with the French, he continued his education and training under Turkish control. Our school, which continued as a secondary school until May 15, 1955, started education together with middle and high school with the opening of high school on May 15, 1955.