TIL the Ottoman translator who started an epidemic of suicides in Ottoman Empire with his recording of his own suicide minute by minute. “I conducted my surgery, didn’t feel any pain. It hurts a little as the blood flows…” “I can’t think of a sweeter death than this. I now feel like fainting slowly”

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  1. This is a translation of mine. He also says “I lifted my arm rabidly so that blood can flow. While blood was flowing my sister-in-law came downstairs. I evaded her saying ‘I am writing that is why I shut the door’ luckily she didn’t enter.”

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