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Mehmet Namık Kemal

(d. 1888)


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(d. 1888)

Ottoman Turkish poet and writer. His political ideas are a mixture of traditional Islamic concepts and liberal European ideals. Best remembered in Turkey for his impassioned patriotic poetry, though most ignore his concern that constitutionalism should be harmonized with Islam. He was a leading figure in the Young Ottomans.

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