OPDA

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AcronymDefinition
OPDAOttoman Public Debt Administration (est. 1881)
OPDAIndependent Progressive Democratic Alternative (Suriname)
OPDAOlivier Poivre D'Arvor (French author)
OPDAOdessa Public Development Authority (Odessa, WA)
OPDAOxydiphthalic Anhydride
OPDAOptimal Protection Domain Allocation
OPDAOrleans Parish District Attorney (Louisiana)
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The effects of war, global depression and excessive consumption in Istanbul meant that the empire defaulted on its loans and had to surrender effective fiscal control within its own borders to its chief creditors, Britain and France, which in turn set up their own tax-gathering mechanism, the Ottoman Public Debt Administration, in 1881.
After military service in World War I, he worked for the Ottoman Public Debt Administration and then held various teaching positions.