Istanbul, Ottoman Empire
|Died||December 11, 1953
|Occupation||Journalist, writer, film director|
Sedat Simavi (1896 – 11 December 1953) was a Turkish journalist, writer and film director. He co-founded the Turkish Journalists' Association in 1946, and the Hürriyet newspaper in 1948. He was also a political cartoonist, and as well as plays and screenplays he also wrote a novel, Fuji-Yama (1944), and non-fiction books. He published around 60 books in total.
The Sedat Simavi Literature Award, along with Sedat Simavi awards in other categories, is awarded annually by the Sedat Simavi Foundation since 1977. The Turkish Journalists' Association awards the Sedat Simavi Journalism Award.
- The Spy (1917, writer and director)
- The Claw (1917, writer and director)
- Alemdar Mustafa Pasa (1918, writer and director)
- Hürriyet apartmani (1944, writer)
- Muzaffer Gökman (1970), Sedat Simavi: Hayati ve eserleri. Hazirliyan, APA Ofset Basımevi
- Sedat Simavi (1973), Sedat Semavi / Eserleri [collected works]
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