Active also in Turkish and sometimes in French wikipedia. Quite active in Wikimedia Commons too (contributions).

Turkish...Descending from Cretan Turks. Mother's side American, straightforward Vermonters, with Dutch-German ascendancy on one side (1666 generation), Scottish-English on the other, according to fairly reliable research done by a family member. Not a U.S. citizen though, applied for it when 18, but since I did not have a criminal record from Cuba or Georgia, it didn't get through. Now I have a rather farcical one from the United Kingdom, but I don't think that will meet the requirement. By the way, I am also Belgian.

Maxims:

Many a calm river begins as a turbulent waterfall, yet none hurtles and foams all the way to the sea.

Mikhail Lermontov

Articles to which I contributed a good deal:

Tantalus - Niobe - Pelops
Gyges of Lydia
Lydian language - Lydian script
Lydians - Carians - Mysians - Lycians
Lycian language - Lycian script
İzmir - Bornova - Karşıyaka - Konak - Alsancak - Kemalpaşa - Urla - Çeşme - Karaburun - Yenifoça - Seferihisar - Tire - River Meles - Mount Nif - Mount Yamanlar
Muğla
Milas - Bodrum
Akyaka - Gulf of Gökova
Datça - Datça Peninsula
Manisa - Turgutlu - Salihli - Gölmarmara
Uşak - Banaz - Karahallı -
Baklan - Bekilli - Beyağaç - Buldan - Çal
Lake Bafa - Lake Acıgöl - Lake Salda - Lake Işıklı
List of Ottoman Grand Viziers
Tekeli Lala Mehmed Pasha - Kara Musa Pasha
Sefâretnâme - Seyahatname
Cretan Turks
Giritli Ali Aziz Efendi - Ahmed Resmî Efendi
SS Kurtuluş - Ottoman torpedo boat Muavenet-i Milliye
Hanabad Caravanserai
Levantine mansions of İzmir
Nail Çakırhan - Selahattin Kantar
Tuğba Özay - Jennifer Şebnem Schaefer - Aysun Kayacı - Demet Evgar
Merve Terzioğlu
Katharine Elizabeth Dopp - Arthur Stratton
Turkish Sweetgum
Marinas in Turkey
2005 Kuşadası minibus bombing
May 2007 Malta migrant boat disaster - December 2007 Seferihisar, Turkey migrant boat disaster - November 2009 Cocos (Keeling) Island migrant boat disaster
2007 Hawiya, Saudi Arabia gas pipeline explosion
Port of Dover

Templates I started:

WikiProject Turkey (Anatolian Civilizations)  

Ağlayan Kaya, Spil Dağı.jpg

MidasSehri.Tomb.jpg Lycian Kings Tombs-Dalyan.JPG

Turkey nemrut dagi 3.jpg Hanabad Caravanserai Cardak.jpg Alanya Der Rote Turm 70.jpg Ince minare sculpture 2.jpg Turkey.Aksaray014.jpg

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