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Birth: Nov. 20, 1901
Thessaloniki
Crete, Greece
Death: Jun. 3, 1963
Moscow, Russian Federation

Poet. He studied at the Galatasaray Lycée in Istanbul and attended the Naval War School in Heybeliada. He went to Anatolia to join independence war and worked as a teacher in Bolu. He studied political economy and sociology in Moscow . He joined Communist Party of Turkey. Because of his articles and poems in the periodical Aydinlik he was sentenced to prison for 15 years, but escaped to Moscow. After the Amnesty Law at 1928 he returned again to Turkey. He worked at the periodical Resimli Ay. In 1932 he was sentenced again to prison for 4 years, but this time pardoned in 1933 in the General Amnesty of 10th Year of Republic. He worked as a journalist and in the film studios. In 1938 his poems and books was found in the War School and he was condemned to prison for 28 years 4 month. He was prison in Cankiri and Bursa. After a international campaign he was released but he lived under the police control. He escaped again to Moscow. At July, 25 1951 he lost his Turkish citizenship but became a Polish citizen. 
 
Burial:
Novodevichy Cemetery
Moscow
Moscow Federal City, Russian Federation
 
Created by: Hikmet
Record added: Jan 30, 2006
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Nazim Hikmet
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Nazim Hikmet
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Nazim Hikmet
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Yaşamak bir ağaç gibi tek ve hür ve bir orman gibi kardeşcesineRahat uyu büyük ozan
- Metin
 Added: Oct. 9, 2012
Nazim is a descendant of General Mehmet Ali Pascha, born as Karl Detroit in Brandenburg (Havel). Theodor Jeuss, the first president of Germany, who had lived in Istanbul himself before 1918, wrote a very nice essay about General Mehmet Ali Pascha. He repr...(Read more)
- Ischtiraki
 Added: Apr. 23, 2011
RIP.
- Engin Aymete
 Added: Oct. 27, 2010
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