Researcher and writer (b. 1932, Kahramanmaraş – d. 26 June 1996, İstanbul). He is originally from Malatya (Darende). Hacıeminoğlu lost his father when he was only one year old. His death shook the family deeply and the Özdarendeli family left Kahramanmaraş and moved back to Darende, settled in the Aşudu Village and lived on culturing the land that they inherited from their grandfathers. The childhood years of Hacıeminoğlu passed in Aşudu. He attended elementary school (1946) and then the Adana Erkek High School (1954), and graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature and High Teacher Training School (1958).
He began to work as an assistant at İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature, Department of Turkish Language and Literature, Chair of New Turkish Philology in 1960. He completed his doctorate studies at the same department in 1963 with the thesis “Kutb'un Husrev ü Şirin'i ve Dil Hususiyetleri” (“Hüsrev and Şirin” of Kutb and Its Linguistic Characteristics). He was sent to France by the university in 1969, and stayed in Paris for a year. He became an associate professor in 1970 with the thesis “Türk Dilinde Edatlar” (Prepositions in Turkish Language). He was appointed as an associate professor to the Chair of New Turkish Philology in March, 1971. He served as a guest lecturer at Baghdad University during the educational term of 1972-73. During his term of duty, he established the Department of Turkology in Baghdad University; gave lectures on Turkish language, and conducted researches on the dialects of Iraqi Turks. He became a professor in 1982. He was appointed as a professor to Trakya University in 1985. He was charged here to establish the Department of Turkish Language and Literature, and became the head of the department. In 1987, he began to serve as the director of the Institute of Social Sciences. He worked as a professor at İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature (1960-83) and at Trakya University, Faculty of Literature and Science after 1985, where he later became a dean. He is buried at the Edirnekapı Graveyard.
His first article was published in the review Türk Dili with the pen name Necmettin Özdarendeli in 1955. His later articles after 1954 were published in the reviews Türk Dili ve Edebiyatı, Türk Dili, Türk Yurdu, Türk Kültürü, Türk Edebiyatı, Hisar, Töre, Devlet, Yol, Millî Eğitim, Millî Kültür, and in the newspaper Yeni Sözcü, Yeni Düşünce, Yeni Hizmet, Babıâlide Sabah, Meydan, Ortadoğu, Hergün and Tercüman.
RESEARCH: Lehçetü'l-hakâyık-Seyyâreler (The Dialect of Realities and Planets, 1962; new edition of Ali Bey’s humorous dictionary), Kutb'un Husrev ü Şirin'i ve Dil Hususiyetleri (“Hüsrev and Şirin” of Kutb and Its Linguistic Characteristics, 1968, a translation from Nizamî), Türk Dilinde Edatlar (Prepo–sitions in Turkish Language, 1972), Milliyetçi Eğitim Sistemi (Nationalist System of Education, 1972), Türkçe'nin Karanlık Günleri (The Dark Days of Turkish Lnaguage, 1972), Fuzûlî (Fuzuli, 1972), Milliyetçilik-Ülkücülük-Aydınlar (Nationalism-Idealism-Intellectuals, 1975), Türkiye'nin Çıkmazları (Dead-ends of Turkey, 1975), Yapı Bakımından Türk Dilinde Fiiller (Verbs in Turkish Language with Regard to Their Structure, 1984), Karahanlı Türkçesi Grameri (The Grammar of the Karakhanid Turkish, 1996), Harezm Türkçesi ve Grameri (The Kharezmian Turkish and Its Gram–mar,1996).
SHORT STORY: Yeni Bir Dünya (A New World, 1976).