Adalet Ağaoğlu Cause of Death | Turkey iconic writers of the 20th century, Adalet Ağaoğlu has passed away. She died on July 14, 2020.
She was born in Nallıhan, Ankara Province on 23 October 1929.
Turkish literary critic Semih Gümüş announced the saddening news on Twitter on Tuesday, saying, “We lost Adalet Ağaoğlu this morning.”
“She was one of the most important writers of our literature. Her novels were very special,” Gümüş said, sharing a photo of the prominent Turkish novelist and her husband, who died in 2018.
One Turkey's iconic writers of the 20th century, Adalet Ağaoğlu has passed away today. She was born in 1929 and grew up and lived the major moments of the Turkish Republic. May she rest in peace…
— Louis Fishman لوي فيشمان לואי פישמן (@Istanbultelaviv) July 14, 2020
Boğaziçi University in Istanbul also published a statement on the occasion of her passing.
“We have lost a great name of our literature, the valuable writer Adalet Ağaoğlu, who had received an honorary Ph.D. from Boğaziçi University. She will always live on with her works,” the university said.