Deniz Gezmiş, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Deniz Gezmiş

Turkish political activist Mark

Date of Birth: 27-Feb-1947

Place of Birth: Ayaş, Turkey

Date of Death: 06-May-1972

Profession: politician

Nationality: Turkey

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Deniz Gezmiş

  • Deniz Gezmis (28 February 1947 – 6 May 1972) was a Turkish Marxist-Leninist revolutionary, student leader, and political activist in Turkey in the late 1960s.
  • He was one of the founding members of the People's Liberation Army of Turkey (THKO).He was born to an inspector of primary education and syndicalist Cemil Gezmis and a primary school teacher Mukaddes Gezmis.
  • He was educated in various Turkish cities.
  • He spent most of his childhood in Sivas, where his father grew up.
  • He graduated from high school in Istanbul where he first encountered left wing ideas.
  • Gezmis and companions are considered by some as "Turkey's Ché Guevara and compañeros".

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