Historian (b. 1913, Boğazlıyan / Yozgat - d. 1972, Ankara). He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Language, History and Geography. After working as a teacher in Kars for a period of time, he became a lecturer in the faculty from which he graduated. He received his doctorate degree in 1945. He had to leave the faculty in 1947 and started working as a teacher at high school again. In 1951, he entered the Faculty of Language, History and Geography, Department of History and became an associate professor and then a professor there. He was arrested for a while during the 12 March Period of military government. He died a short time after he was released. He was among the famous history researchers of his time.
Türkiye'nin İktisadî ve İçtimaî Tarihi (The Economic and Social History of Turkey, 2 volumes, 1959, 1974), Büyük Celâli Karışıklıklarının Başlaması (Beginning of the Great Celali Disorder, 1963), Türk Halkının Dirlik ve Düzenlik Kavgası (Turkish People’s Fight for Unity and Order, 1975).
REFERENCE: Turgut Akpınar / “Amasya Tarihi Yazarı Hüseyin Hüsameddin ve Bilinmeyen Eserleri” (Bibliyografya: Kitap Haberleri Bülteni, 1/3, Ankara 1972), Yücel Özkaya / Prof. Mustafa Akdağ'ı Kaybettik” (Bibliyografya: Kitap Haberleri Bülteni, 11/3, Ankara 1973), Yurt Ansiklopedisi (c. X, 1984), Şükran Kurdakul / Şairler ve Yazarlar Sözlüğü (gen. 6. bas. 1999), Remzi Demir - Doğan Atılgan / DTCF ve Türkiye’de Beşerî Bilimlerin Yeniden İnşası - Elli Portre (2008), İhsan Işık / Resimli ve Metin Örnekli Türkiye Edebiyatçılar ve Kültür Adamları Ansiklopedisi (2006, 2007) - Ünlü Bilim Adamları (Türkiye Ünlüleri Ansiklopedisi, C. 2, 2013) - Encyclopedia of Turkey’s Famous People (2013).