Cengiz Dağcı

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Cengiz Dağcı
Born (1919-03-09)9 March 1919
Yalta, Crimea
Died 22 September 2011(2011-09-22) (aged 92)
London, United Kingdom
Occupation Novelist, poet
Nationality Crimean Tatar
Period 1956–2011

Cengiz Dağcı (9 March 1919 – 22 September 2011) was a Crimean Tatar novelist and poet. He wrote his works in Turkish, despite having never been in Turkey.

He was born in a small village of Yalta, Crimea in 1919. He was taken hostage by Germans during World War II and survived Nazi labor camps. In 1946, Dağcı settled in London where he lived until his death. Cengiz Dağcı died on 22 September 2011 in his home.

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