BirthdayJune 10, 1916

Celebrity biographies

  1. About Peride Celal

    Full name: Peride Celal
    Also known as: Peride Celal, Celal, Peride
    Professions: Turkish writer
    Nationality: Turkish
    Occupation: Novelist, story writer

  2. Peride Celal Death information

    Died: Saturday, 15th of June, 2013 (Age: 97)

  3. Peride Celal Biography

    Peride Celal Yönsel (June 10, 1916 – June 15, 2013), commonly known as Peride Celal or Peride Celâl was a Turkish novelist and story writer.Born in ?stanbul, she completed her high school education in Samsun and at the French curriculum Lycée Sainte-Pulchérie in ?stanbul. She spent most of her childhood in Anatolia.After returning to ?stanbul, Celal worked at Elektrik ?irketi and Ne?riyat Bürosu. In 1944, she went to Switzerland to work as an assistant at the Press Office of the Turkish Embassy in Bern. Upon her return to Turkey, she served at the governmenal press and publishing agency (Turkish: Bas?n Yay?n Kurumu) and the newspaper "Yeni ?stanbul".Celal acquired her love of literature from her cultured mother, and started writing at a young age. Her first story, Ak Kiz, was published in the weekly Yedigün in 1935, which was followed by her stories, reportages and novels in the newspapers Son Posta, Cumhuriyet, Tan and Milliyet. Her literary career can be divided into two parts: During the first half, she wrote mostly romantic novels. During the second half, she focused on the twisted and corrupt lives of the Turkish bourgeoisie.Celal died on June 15, 2013, but it was announced two days later by her family. She is survived by her daughter Zeynep Ergun, who was the chair of the English Language and Literature Department at ?stanbul University.

  4. Peride Celal Family

    Spouse: Atıf Yönsel

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