Life

He was born in Kayseri in 1885. His father was Mr. Ibrahim Hakkı. He graduated from Trade School. He began his business career as a clerk in Kayseri. Because of this job, he was recognized as "Katipzade”. He gave lectures on “Fine writing and sample writing” one year. He began his trade career in the carpentry.

In the War of Independence, he participated in the Sivas Congress as a delegate of Kayseri with Mr Ahmet Hilmi and Ömer Mümtaz. After returning to Sivas, he helped to build the foundation of Defence of Rights Society. He also helped Assistance from the people gathered around Kayseri and the creation and appointment of the national detachments, organizing meetings condemning the occupation movements, religious and national feelings of the people led the way on keeping alive. He created a newspaper called “Erciyes” by meeting the publication costs personally, to tell the torture done to the local people in the occupied areas and to publicize the developments under the leadership of Mustafa Kemal Pasha.

 

He entered the Grand National Assembly of Turkey as the Second period deputy from Kayseri. He resigned from the Parliament in 22 December 1924 and became the head of Adana industry's move when Ataturk appointed him to re-commission the factories, which minorities in Adana city left abandoned. Nuh Naci Yazgan founded the factory of “National Textile”, which was immortalized in the novels of Orhan Kemal. It was the oldest factory in the country in 1927. He bought the factory from the “Treasury” and operated in conjunction with the other businessmen called Mustafa Ozgur, Nuri Has, Seyyit Tekin. “National Textile” is the seventh textile factory in Turkey's history and the first one in Adana. "Lion" brand Vater and extra thread, which were produced here, were in great demand in the country. Nuh Naci Yazgan died on October 7 in 1947 and was buried in the Karacaahmet Cemetery.

 



Top