Kemal Tahir, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Kemal Tahir


Date of Birth: 13-Mar-1910

Place of Birth: Istanbul, Turkey

Date of Death: 21-Apr-1973

Profession: writer, translator, journalist

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Kemal Tahir

  • Kemal Tahir (March 13, 1910 - April 21, 1973) was a prominent Turkish novelist and intellectual.
  • Tahir spent 13 years of his life imprisoned for political reasons and wrote some of his most important novels during this time. His most important novels include Esir Sehrin Insanlari (1956), Devlet Ana (1967) and Yorgun Savasçi (1965), in all of which Tahir uses historical background to support his characters and settings.
  • Some of his novels were adapted into popular films.
  • Tahir also wrote pulp fiction under pseudonyms for financial reasons.

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