What year Istanbul named Istanbul?

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1453 is the year that Constantinople was conquered by the Ottomans. There is a large discrepancy over the exact year that the city was named Istanbul. Different historians and different books offer opposing opinions. Though it may have been referred to as Istanbul earlier on, the name was officially changed from Constantinople in 1930 under the founder of Turkey, Kemal Ataturk. The varying answers among such a seemingly simple question point to the overall complexity and intrigue of one of the world's most important and interesting cities.
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