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Nāẓi̇m Ḥikmet
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( Nâzim Hi̇kmet ( Ran ), Nazim Hikmet Borzecki), Turkish poet, born at Salonica on 15 January 1902, died in Moscow on 3 June 1963. He was the grandson of Meḥmed Nāẓi̊m Pas̲h̲a, the last Turkish Mayor of Salonica on one side and of Muṣṭafā D̲j̲elāl el-Dīn Pas̲h̲a (Polish in origin, formerly Constantin Borzecki) on the other, and the son of Ḥikmet Nāẓi̊m and D̲j̲elīle. He started his secondary education at G̲h̲alaṭasarāy Lycée, moved to Nis̲h̲āntas̲h̲i̊ Lycée (1917) and then to the Naval Academy (Heybeli Ada Baḥriyye Mektebi). His first poems were published in Yeñi Med̲j̲mūʿa in 1918. These…

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Balim, Çİğdem, “Nāẓi̇m Ḥikmet”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, Edited by: P. Bearman, Th. Bianquis, C.E. Bosworth, E. van Donzel, W.P. Heinrichs. Consulted online on 02 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1573-3912_islam_SIM_5875>
First published online: 2012
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004161214, 1960-2007



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