Namık Kemal

Namık Kemal

Great national poet and famous Turkish Journalist. He was a poet full of feelings for his country and the nation. He had his most famous work “Vatan Yahut Silistre” staged at Gedikpaşa Theatre in 1873. He produced his best work during prison life which lasted for 32 years. Some of his works titled “Rüya”, “Zavallı Çocuk”, “Kerbela”, “Akif Bey”, “Gülnihal”, “İntibah” and “Emir Nevruz” were published with pseudonyms and others anonymously.