According to History Professor Salim Cöhce from the İnönü University in Turkey, about 600 thousand Armenians, mostly children, were converted to Islam only in 1915 – 1923. Those Armenians should now have about 4 million descendants in Turkey.
According to Italian Professor Giovanni Guaita, at least 150 thousand Armenians, also mostly children, were converted to Islam in 1895. Given this evaluation, there should be about 1 million of their descendants living in Turkey.
Thus, today, there must be at least 5 million descendants of the Armenians who had been converted to Islam in 1895 – 1923. This number does not include the Hemshin Armenian people and also those who had been converted to Islam over the 600-year existence of the Ottoman Empire.
According to some reports, up to 80% of the population of modern Turkey (more than 60 million people) one way or another has Armenian ancestry. So it turns out that the majority of the modern Turks have Armenian blood flowing in their veins.
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