Jangir Agha - Hero of the Yezidi People

Jangir Agha – Hero of the Yezidi People

Jangir Agha (1874-1943) is a national hero of the Yezidi people. He was born in the Van province of the Ottoman Empire. During WWI, the Yezidi regiment led by Jangir Agha tried to stay away from the Russian military operations. However, after the occupation of Van by the Russian army in 1915, his regiment along …

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