Islamic scholar (B.
1851, Fatih / Istanbul – D. 1918, Istanbul). He studied at
He started writing when he was a student. First, he has written articles for the Ibret newspaper published by Namik Kemal. As Ibret newspaper was shut down, he was first imprisoned with Namik Kemal and his friends; then sent to exile to Akka Castle with Nuri Mustafa Bey (1873-1876). His exile ended when Sultan Murad the Fifth came to power. He knew Arabic, Persian and French.
COPYRIGHT: Envâr-ı Kur’ân (interpretation, vol. 1, 1912-13), Metâlib-i Âliye (1896-97), Necâib-i Kur’âniyye (1912-13), Yâd-ı Mâzî (1913-14), Esrâr-ı Belâgat (as 2 books named Mukaddime and Cüz-i Evvel, 1899-1900).
TRANSLATION: Beka-yı Saltanat-ı Osmâniyye (1913-14), Suriye Muzafferiyâtı (1874-75), Menâkıb-ı Seniyye (from Muhammed b. Saîd el-Bûsîrî).
REFERENCE: Nihat Sami Banarlı / Resimli Türk Edebiyatı Tarihi (vol. 2, 1971-79, p. 885-886), Mehmet Okuyan / TDV İslâm Ansiklopedisi (vol. 5, 1992, p. 490-491), İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).