Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı
|Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı|
October 4, 1910|
|Died||October 13, 1956
Tarancı belonged to infamously well known clan family of Diyarbakır. His father Pirinççizâde Bekir Sıdkı and his uncle Pirinççizâde Aziz Feyzi played crucial role in organization of killings of Armenians of Diyarbakır during Armenian Genocide of 1915. 
Tarancı finished his secondary education in St. Joseph High School, then graduated from Galatasaray High School in Istanbul. After Tarancı finished high school, he continued his education in the School of Political Sciences in Istanbul between the years 1931 and 1935. Then he left for Paris,to study in the Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris, but he had to return to Turkey without completing his education in the wake of World War II in 1940.
In 1951, he married Cavidan Tınaz. Following a severe illness in 1954, he became paralyzed. As the treatment of his health problem did not succeed in Turkey, he was taken to Vienna, Austria. He died on October 13, 1956 in a hospital there. His body was brought to Turkey and was laid to rest at the Cebeci Asri Cemetery in Ankara.
- Ömrümde Sükut (1933)
- Otuz Beş Yaş (1946)
- Düşten Güzel (1952)
- Sonrası (1957)
- Ziya'ya Mektuplar (1957)
- Jones, Adam (2012-01-12). "New Directions in Genocide Research 1st Edition". Routledge. p. 208.
- İmer, İbrahim (2008-08-21). "Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı Kabrinde Bir Ayıp Vadı!" (in Turkish). K Kitap Yayınevi. Retrieved 2009-08-29.
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