Sait Faik Abasıyanık (1906-1954)

Death: 11th May 1954
Location: Zincirlikuyu Cemetery, Istanbul, Turkey
Cause of death: Cirrhosis
Photo taken by: Guzelonlu

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Turkish writer of short stories and poetry. He wrote harsh, but humanistic, portrayals of labourers, fishermen, children, the unemployed and the poor. 
After his death the Sait Faik Foundation was established and awards the annual Sait Faik Literature Prize to the best collection of short stories.