Abdi Ipekci

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Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Feb 1, 1979 (49)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
9, 1929
Birthplace
Turkey
Death Date
Feb 1, 1979 (49)

About

Turkish human rights activist and journalist who served as editor of a Turkish newspaper called Milliyet.

Before Fame

After briefly studying law at Istanbul University, he worked for a time as a newspaper sports reporter.

Trivia

He was murdered in 1979 by members of a Turkish neo-fascist youth group called the Grey Wolves.

Family Life

With his wife Sibel, he had a son named Sedat and a daughter named Nukhet.

Associated With

He and Nazim Hikmet were both twentieth-century Turkish authors known for their political activism.

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