Researcher and writer (b. 1937, Tekirdağ - d. 9 December 1997, İstanbul). He attended the İstanbul Çapa Teacher Training School (1954), Çapa Institute of Education (1972) and graduated from İstanbul University, Faculty of Literature (1972). He served as a teacher of Turkish in various elementary schools in Silvan, Diyarbakır (1956-57), Konya (1957-58), Yozgat (1958-59), Tekirdağ (1959-66) and İstanbul. He carried on his duty as a lecturer of Turkish language at Belgrade University (1967-80) and as a teacher of literature at İstanbul Anatolian High School (1982-85) and as a faculty member at Mimar Sinan University until 1985. He published his articles and poems in the reviews Türk Dili, Türk Folklor Araştırmaları, Ilgaz and Hisar.
RESEARCH: Tekirdağ İli Yer Adları (Place Names in Tekirdağ Province, 1964), Tekirdağ'da Atatürk (Atatürk in Tekirdağ, 1965), Tarih Boyunca Türk Atasözleri (Turkish Sayings in History, 1972), Folklor ve Etnografya Araştırmaları (Folklore and Ethnography Researches, with İ. Gündağ Kayaoğlu, İ. Arslanoğlu and S. Koz, 1984), Çevren Dergisi Folklor Etnografya ve Halk Edebiyatı Bibliyografyası (Bibli–ography of Çevren Review Folklore, Ethnography and Folk Literature, 1985), Tekirdağ Bibliyografyası (Bibliography of Tekirdağ, 1993), Yüzyıllar Boyunca Tekirdağlı Şairler ve Yazarlar (Poets and Writers of Tekirdağ Throughout the Centuries, 1995).
POETRY: Malazgirt Destanı (The Epic of Malazgirt, 1983).
ANTHOLOGY: Şiir Dünyamızda Atatürk (Atatürk in Our Poetry World, 1988), Atatürk Şiirleri Antolojisi (Anthology of Atatürk Poems, 1992).