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Bible Encyclopedias

The 1901 Jewish Encyclopedia

Da'ud Effendi Molko

Chief of translation in the Turkish Foreign Office born at Salonica in 1845. Da'ud is of humble parentage. His family settled in Constantinople while he was still a boy, and he received his elementary education at the Camondo Institution. Attached to the service of the Foreign Office at the age of 18, he rose to the position of translator-in-chief during the reign of Sultan 'Abd al-'Aziz, and retained that post when 'Abd al-Ḥamid II. ascended the throne.

Da'ud has been decorated with the Grand Cordon of the Order of Nishan-i-Osmanie, that of the Nishan-i-Medjidie and that of the Nishan-i-Imtiaz, and with the Persian Order of the Sun and Lion. Da'ud is also a commander of the Legion of Honor, and has been decorated with the Order of the Crown of Prussia.

Bibliography : Univers Israélite , Jan. 15, 1897.S. M. Fr.

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Singer, Isidore, Ph.D, Projector and Managing Editor. Entry for 'Da'ud Effendi Molko'. 1901 The Jewish Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tje/d/daud-effendi-molko.html. 1901.

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