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List of notable or famous poets from Turkey, with bios and photos, including the top poets born in Turkey and even some popular poets who immigrated to Turkey. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Turkish poets then this list is the perfect resource for you. These poets are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known poet from Turkey is included when available.

This list below has a variety of people, like Ceyhun Yilmaz and Nâzım Hikmet, in it.

This historic poets from Turkey list can help answer the questions "Who are some Turkish poets of note?" and "Who are the most famous poets from Turkey?" These prominent poets of Turkey may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Turkish poets.

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Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Poets from Turkey
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Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar was one of the most important modern novelists and essayists of Turkish literature. He was also a member of the Turkish parliament between 1942 and 1946. ...more

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Age: Died at 61 (1901-1962)

Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

Profession: Poet, Novelist, Writer

Credits: Dresses Of Times Past

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Çağdaş Çetinkaya is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Poets from Turkey
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Age: 31

Profession: Poet, Politician, Author

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Can Yücel is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Poets from Turkey
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Can Yücel was a Turkish poet noted for his use of colloquial language. ...more

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Age: Died at 73 (1926-1999)

Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

Profession: Poet, Translator

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Ceyhun Yılmaz is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Poets from Turkey
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Ceyhun Yılmaz is a poet, comedian and an actor. ...more

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Age: 39

Birthplace: Turkey, Istanbul

Profession: Poet, Comedian, Actor

Credits: Avrupalı, The Masked Gang

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