Educator and writer (b. 1 September 1924, Akkışla / Kayseri - d. 07 November 2020, Ankara). He attended the Akkışla Atatürk Elementary School, the Pazarören Village Institute, the Hasanoğlan High Village Institute, and graduated from the Turkey and the Middle East Institute of Public Administration and from the Georgetown Language Institute. He completed his master studies on public administration. After 1944, he worked as a teacher at elementary and secondary schools in different cities, and as an administrator and inspector, and was retired in 1974. After then, he continued to work as the chief inspector at the Turkish Organization of Nitrogen Industry and as the general director at private companies. He stayed in Ankara after his retirement. He is a member of the Turkish Association of the United Nations, the Turkish Authors Association, the Language Society (founder), the Society of Educators, and the Ataturkist Thought Association.
His first essay (Ülkümüz Köyden Köye Doğru - Our Ideal from Village towards Village) was published in the review Köye Doğru, which was published by İstanbul University, Department of Sociology (15 August 1942). His later works were published in the reviews Köye Doğru, Yeni Adam, Köy Enstitüleri Dergisi, Yağmur ve Toprak, Ardıçkuşu, Ülkü, Varlık, Türk Dili Dergisi, Şölen, Damar, Ilgaz, Halkevler, Hakimiyet, Abece, Kıyı, Atatürkçü Düşünce, Çağdaş Türk Dili etc., and in the newspapers Ulus, Barış, Halkçı, Yeni Halkçı and Cumhuriyet. He received the second rank at the Sunullah Arısoy Turkish Language Awards in 1998, the Honorary Award of Kemalism from the Ataturkist Thought Association in 2000, and the Best Writer to Use Turkish Award from the review Türk Dili in 2003.
SHORT STORY: İlköpücük (The First Kiss, 1953), Ekmek Kokusu (Smell of Bread, 1992).
ESSAY-RESEARCH: Kemalizmi Doğru Algılamak (Truly Perceiving Kemalism, 1981), Şeriata Karşı Laik Eğitim Özgür Toplum (Secular Education and a Free Society against the Islamic Law, 1995), Dil ve Bilinç (Language and Consciousness, 1995), Yapay Osmanlıcadan Yaratıcı Türkçeye (From Artificial Ottoman to Creative Turkish, 1998), Kemalizm ve Din (Kemalism and Religion, 1997), Türkçesi Varken (When Its Turkish Equivalent Already Exists, 2000), İnançtan Bilince (From Belief to Consciousness, 2000), Dil ve Düşünce (Language and Thought, 2001), Atatürk Devrim ve İlkeleri Işığında Eğitim ve Dil (Education and Language in the Light of the Revolution and Principles of Atatürk, 2002).
Besides, he contributed to preparation of many books.
REFERENCE: Osman Ülkümen / Toprak Kokusu (Köy Enstitüleri Dergisi, sayı: 4, 1945), Nurullah Ataç / Okurken (Varlık dergisi, Aralık 1951), İlhan Tarus / İki Şair ve Bir Yazar (Kaynak dergisi, Ocak 1954), Mehmet Cimi / O Yıllar Dile Gelse (1997), Vitrindekiler (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 30.7.1998) -(Cumhuriyet Kitap, 25.6.1998), Adil Bozkurt / Bir Kaynak Yapıt: Yapay Osmanlıcadan Yaratıcı Türkçeye (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 6.8.1998), Prof. Dr. Ahmet Kocaman / Yapay Dilden Doğal Dile (Türk Dili Dergisi, Eylül-Ekim 1998), Muzaffer Uyguner / Türkçesi Varken (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 26.10.2000), Muzaffer Uyguner / ‘Dil ve Düşünce’ Üzerine - Kemalizmi Doğru Algılamak (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 22.2.2001), İhsan Işık / Türkiye Yazarlar Ansiklopedisi (2001, 2004) – Encyclopedia of Turkish Authors (2005) - Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, gen. 2. bas. 2007), Dil ve Düşünce (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 21.3.2002), Dil ve Düşünce (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 27.12.2001), Atatürk Devrim ve İlkeleri Işığında Eğitim ve Dil (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 31.10.2002), Abdullah Satoğlu / Kayseri Ansiklopedisi (2002).