Born 1911 in Cide. Turkish poet.
Ilgaz began publishing in the 1930’s and gained popularity with his poems published in the journal Gün, the organ of the democratic workers’ party. He also contributed to the newspaper Marko Paşa, published by Sabahattin Ali. Ilgaz’ poetry criticizes social abuses and seeks to comprehend the causes of the hard life of workers, peasants, and students.
WORKSEğlence. Ankara, 1943.
Yaşadikça. Istanbul, 1947.