Researcher-writer. Born on November 8, 1942 in Çayırbaşı village/ Çaykara/ Trabzon. After he completed Trabzon Imam Hatip School (1961), he has completed the uncovered lessons at Trabzon Boys’ Teachers Schools and became a primary school teacher. Then he completed his undergraduate degree at Anadolu University. He started to work at Religious Affairs Directorate in 1967 and executed several administrative duties. He started to work at Credit and Dormitories Institution. He retired in 1989 when he was the director of Erzurum Palandöken dormitory.
His articles were published in newspapers such as Demokrat Çaykara, Sabah Postası, İleri, Kuzey Haber, Türk Sesi, Trabzon, Sahil, Karadeniz, Karadeniz Olay, Babıalide Sabah, Millî Gazete, Yeni Düşünce since 1959. He was awarded by Black Sea Writers’ Union and Yunus Science Culture, Art and Environment journal in 1995. He is the member of Turkey Writers’ Union (executive board for a while) and Black Sea Writers’ Union.
Trabzon‘dan Atatürk‘e (commission, 1981), Kurtuluş Savaşı‘nda Trabzon (offprint, 1981), Tarih İçinde Trabzon Lisesi (1987), Kuruluşunun 100. Yılında Cudibey İlkokulu (1988), Trabzon Basın Tarihi / 1869-1928 I. Cilt (1994), Trabzon‘un Fethi (1995), Trabzonlu Muallim Cudi (1998), Trabzon Orta Hisar ve Çevresi (1998), Trabzon İmaret (Hatuniyye) Külliyesi (1998), Fetihten Kanuni‘ye Kadar Trabzon‘da İdari Yapılanma ve Trabzon Valileri / 1461 - 1566 (1999), Bir Trabzon Sevdalısı Niyazi Tarakçıoğlu - Hayatı, Şiirleri, Nesirleri (2002).
REFERENCE: Dr. Mustafa Duman / Trabzon‘u Anlatan Birkaç Kitap (Cumhuriyet Kitap, 11.7.2002)