|Known for||First female Turkish medical doctor|
Safiye Ali (1891–1952) was a Turkish physician, the first Turkish woman to become a medical doctor. She was a graduate of Robert College in Constantinople (today-Istanbul). She treated the soldiers in the Balkan Wars, World War I and the Turkish War of Independence.. She studied medicine in Germany in 1916, and opened her office in Constantinople in 1922.
Her name is given to a family health center in Istanbul.
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