Ba?ar, Sukufe Nihal (1896–1973)

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Bașar, Sukufe Nihal (1896–1973)

Turkish poet and novelist. Name variations: Süküfe Nihal Basar. Born 1896 in Istanbul, Turkey; died Sept 24, 1973, in Istanbul.

After graduation from University of Istanbul, taught literature and geography; worked for women's rights and movement for National Defense; published 7 vols. of poetry (1919–60), 6 novels (1928–51), and a travel book on Finland (1935).