Category:Yaşar Kemal

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Yaşar Kemal (1923–2015) was a Turkish writer of Kurdish origin. His Memed, My Hawk (1955, Turkic: İnce Memed) is one of the best known Turkish novels.

Yaşar Kemal 
Turkish novelist
Date of birth 6 October 1923
Kemal Sadık Gökçeli
Date of death 28 February 2015
Place of burial
  • screenwriter
  • novelist
  • journalist
Notable work
  • Memed, My Hawk
  • Teneke
Award received
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade
  • Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger
  • Bjørnson Prize
  • Monismanien Prize
  • Presidential Culture and Arts Grand Awards
  • Catalonia International Prize
  • Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour
  • Presidential Culture and Arts Grand Awards
  • Stig Dagerman Prize
  • Prix mondial Cino Del Duca
  • Honorary doctor of the Bilkent University
  • Sedat Simavi award
  • Q42304660
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