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
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Date of birth6 October 1923
Gökçedam (Turkey)
Kemal Sadık Gökçeli
Date of death28 February 2015
Istanbul (Turkey)
  • multiple organ dysfunction syndrome
Place of burial
Country of citizenship
Educated at
Notable work
  • Memed, My Hawk
  • Teneke
Award received
  • Peace Prize of the German Book Trade (1997, Günter Grass)
  • Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger (1978)
  • Bjørnson Prize (2013)
  • Monismanien Prize (1997)
  • Presidential Culture and Arts Grand Awards (2008)
  • Catalonia International Prize (1996)
  • Grand Officer of the Legion of Honour
  • Presidential Culture and Arts Grand Awards
  • Stig Dagerman Prize (1997)
  • Prix mondial Cino Del Duca (1982)
  • Honorary doctor of the Bilkent University (2002)
  • Sedat Simavi award
  • Q42304660 (1991)
  • International Nonino Prize (1997)
Authority control
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