Uğur Mumcu





Uğur Mumcu


Born
in Kırşehir, Turkey
August 22, 1942

Died
January 24, 1993

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Uğur Mumcu was an intrepid Turkish Kemalist intellectual, investigative journalist and columnist for the leading Kemalist broadsheet, Cumhuriyet who was known for indicating that Kemalism and Socialism aren't different ideologies and that imperialist nations had corrupted the Turkish state and army. He was killed by a bomb placed in his car, outside his home.
Uğur Mumcu was born as the third of four siblings in Kırşehir, where his father was working. He went to school in Ankara and in 1961 attended School of Law at Ankara University. After graduation in 1965, he practiced law for a while. He then visited England to learn English and upon his return to Turkey worked as a teaching assistant at Ankara University from 1969 to 1972.

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