Day archives: October 15th, 2018

Karen Jeppe – Danish friends of Armenians

Karen Jeppe - Danish friends of Armenians

Karen Jeppe was born in 1876 in the Danish city of Gilling. Like her contemporaries, Jeppe learned about the massacre of Armenians in the Ottoman Empire committed in 1894-1896 from the European media. She first heard about the oppression of Armenians in 1902. After attending the lectures of a Danish scholar and humanist Aage Meyer …