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On the eve of World War I, an estimated two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire. Well over a million were depo
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"On the eve of World War I, an estimated two million Armenians lived in the Ottoman Empire. Well over a million were deported and hundreds of thousands were simply killed"

- Eliot Engel

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This quote by Eliot Engel is a pointer of the atrocities devoted against the Armenian individuals during World War I. It is estimated that 2 million Armenians were living in the Ottoman Empire prior to the war started. However, during the war, the Ottoman Empire started a campaign of deportation and mass killings against the Armenians. It is approximated that over a million Armenians were deported and numerous thousands were eliminated. This genocide was one of the first of its kind in the 20th century and it is estimated that up to 1.5 million Armenians were eliminated in total. This quote works as a tip of the catastrophe that befell the Armenian people and the significance of remembering the past in order to avoid comparable atrocities from occurring in the future.

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USA Flag This quote is written / told by Eliot Engel somewhere between February 18, 1947 and today. He/she was a famous Politician from USA. The author also have 21 other quotes.

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