REPUBLIC OF TURKEY MINISTRY OF CULTURE AND TOURISM

History

Samsun was a little settlement place, which built by one of the lon city - states, Miletosians (Millet) and named as Amisos between the years of 750 - 760 BC. After them Samsun dominated by Persians, Macedonians, Pontus, Romans, Byzantine's, Danişment's, Seljuklians and Ottomans.

Samsun take important place in Turkish history with Mustafa Kemal Atatürk's step on Anatolia on 19 May 1919, due to commence national struggle.