Hasan Eren

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Hasan Eren
Born(1919-03-15)March 15, 1919
Vidin, Bulgaria
DiedMay 26, 2007(2007-05-26) (aged 88)
Ankara, Turkey
CitizenshipTurkey
Alma materEötvös Loránd University
Known forTurkish and Hungarian language studies
Scientific career
FieldsTurkish language, Turkic languages, Hungarian language
InstitutionsAnkara University
Turkish Language Association

Hasan Eren (March 15, 1919, Vidin, Bulgaria – May 26, 2007, Ankara, Turkey) was a Turkish academic etymologist, linguist, Turkologist, and Hungarologist specializing in Turkish language, other Turkic languages, and Hungarian language who served as head of the Turkish Language Association from 1983 to 1993. He is member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in 1988.[1] Eren was working on etymology of Turkish for tens of years. He also wrote the Dictionary of Turkish Etymology.[2] Viktor Orbán awarded Hasan Eren by a medal (Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary) for his contributions to the Hungarian language on June 24, 2000.[3]

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  1. ^ "Vefeyat / Obituary: Prof.Dr. Hasan Eren (15.03.1919 – 26.05.2007)". Journal of Modern Turkish Studies (2007), 4(2):204-205.
  2. ^ Hasan Eren (1999), Türk Dilinin Etimolojik Sözlüğü, Ankara, 512 pages. ISBN 975-94577-0-9
  3. ^ Anadolu Agency: News in English, 00-05-25