Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership




Nazim Hikmet Biography

The biography of Nazim Hikmet. This page has biographical information on Nazim Hikmet, one of the best poets of all time. We also provides access to the poet's poems, best poetry, quotes, short poems, and more.

Photo of Nazim Hikmet

Biography | Poems | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

Nâzim Hikmet Ran (15 January 1902 – 3 June 1963), commonly known as Nâzim Hikmet (Turkish:  [na'zm hic'met] ), was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his statements". Described as a "romantic communist" and "romantic revolutionary", he was repeatedly arrested for his political beliefs and spent much of his adult life in prison or in exile. His poetry has been translated into more than fifty languages.

More biography info below this ad.