Researcher-writer. He was born on March 30, 1958 at Cibikan / Dalören
(Pakira) village / Hozat / Tunceli. He graduated from Hozat Dalören Primary
School (1968), Elaziğ Devrim Secondary School (1972), Tunceli Male Teachers'
School (1976), Istanbul Ataturk Education Institute Social Sciences Department,
Ankara University Faculty of Education Inspection Department (1982), AU Social
Sciences Institute Education Planning Department and Anadolu University
Department of History. He has completed his graduate studies in Education
Sciences Faculty and
He worked as a primary school for a while after 1976, and as a history
teacher since 1979. Along with his position as a teacher in
"Ali Kaya has done a fine, good and correct thing with his work "History of Dersim from Beginning Until Today"; and he set out Dersim, the cradle of our Tunceli today; with all its truth." (Ismet Kemal Karadayı)
Tunceli Kültürü (1995), Başlangıcından Günümüze Dersim Tarihi (1999), Deylem’den Dersim’e / İran’a Seyahat (2001), Tunceli (Dersim) Kültürü II (2001), Dersim Yazıları - Dil Kültür ve Eğitim Üzerine Denemeler (2002).
REFERENCE: İsmet Kemal Karadayı / Arınmalar 1999 (Kıyı, December 1999), Hüseyin Akar / Dersim’den Portreler (1999), Kâmil Fırat (Cem dergisi, 10.3.1999), Cemal Şener (Yön Güncesi, 9.11.1999), Munzur Çem / Dersim Tarihi mi, Resmi Tarih mi? (Deng, issue:1-2, January-April 2000), Başlangıcından Günümüze Dersim Tarihi (2. edition, 2002).