Writer (b. 1863, Selanik / Ottoman Empire (Thessalonica / Greece) - d. 1932, İstanbul). He attended primary and secondary schools in Thessalonica. He served as a teacher for a while then he published the newspaper Asır (1896, later on Yeni Asır), He became publishing director when he came to İstanbul (1909). When he was dismissed from this job, he worked at the Tobacco Corporation. Fazlı Necip, who took part in the activities of the Union and the Progress Party, published the review Türk Hayatı (1925) after the foundation of Turkish Republic. Apart from his career as journalist and novelist, he published over 40 compilation and translation works on history and geography.
LETTER: Mektûbat (Correspondence with Beşir Fuat, 1888).
RESEARCH: Coğrafyayı Tabiî ve Politikî (Natural and Political Geography, 1888), Mufassal Cofrafyayı Umumî (General Geography, 1889), Külhani Edipler (Rascal Writers, 1926), Saraylarda Mecnunlar (Madly in Love at the Palace, 1928).
NOVEL: Cani mi Masum mu (Cruel or Innocent?, 1889), Dilâver (Brave, 1900), Menfâ (Place of Exile, 1909), Dehşetler İçinde (In Horror, 3 volumes, 1909), Küçük Hanım (Little Lady, 2 volumes, 1910).
REFERENCE: TDE Ansiklopedisi (c. 3), TBE Ansiklopedisi (2001), İhsan Işık / Yazarlar Sözlüğü (1990, 1998) - Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006), Genel Müdürlerimiz (byegm.gov.tr, 9.11.2015).