Poet (b. 1929, Ağın, Elazığ - d. 21 August 1992, İstanbul). He attended primary school in Ağın and the Village Institutes in Ladik, Akpınar and Akçadağ villages (1947). After working as a primary school teacher and educational director (1947-64), he first became an inspector of education (1964-66), then a deputy manager at the Ministry of National Education (1967-70), a department manager (1970-74), a deputy director (1975), the director of the State Books (1975-77) and finally the general secretary of Turkish Music at the State Conservatory (1977-78). He retired in 1978. After retirement, he worked for the review Türk Edebiyatı (1978).
His poems were published in the reviews Orkun, Devlet, Defne, Yeni Fırat (Elazığ), Aras, Türkeli and Türk Edebiyatı after 1950. He generally wrote epics in verse in the style of Nihal Atsız with the theme of pre-Islamic Turkish history along with an approach of Turkish nationalism.
Bozkurtların Ruhu (The Spirit of the Gray Wolves, 1952), Gençosman Destanı (The Epic of Young Osman, 1959), Kürşad İhtilali Destanı (The Epic of the Kürşad Revolt, 1969), Malazgirt Destanı (The Epic of Malazgirt, 1971), Bozkurtların Destanı (The Epic of the Gray Wolves, 1972), Kopuzdan Ezgiler (Melodies from Kopuz, 1973), Salur Kazan Destanı (The Epic of Salur Kazan, 1974), Boğaç Han Destanı (The Epic of Boğaç Han, 1977), Destanlarda Uyanmak (Coming to Life in the Epics, 1983), Destanlar Burcu (The Tower of Epics, 1988), Alperenler Destanı (The Epic of the Alperen’s, 2002).