Naissance le 1 avril 1933 à Istanbul (Turquie), décès en décembre 2016 à Istanbul à (Turquie)
Pars Tuglaci is a linguist, lexicographer, encyclopedist, historian, translator, researcher and writer.
and after completing his elementary education in Istanbul, studied abroad, graduating from the Melconian Educational Institute in Cyprus in 1951, and in English Language and Literature from Michigan University in 19SS. He taught English at Gulhane Military Medical Academy in Ankara, while performing his military service there, and then at secondary schools in Istanbul. It was during this period that he began compiling dictionaries and encyclopedic material. Subsequently he began to devote all his time to this work, becoming Turkey's leading authority on modern lexicography.
His Okyanus Encyclopedic Turkish Dictionary, was first published in 1974, and the ninth impression was published in 1989. This dictionary remains the most comprehensive in the Turkish language, both in terms of number of citations and scope of definition. The author was commended for this contribution to the Turkish language by Turkish president Fahri Koruturk (17 March 1974).
Since the mid-1970s. Pars Tuglaci has devoted most of his time to historical research, visiting libraries, museums and state archives in over 25 foreign countries. During numerous visits to the Soviet Union, Bulgaria and Romania as the official guest of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Romanian Academy of Social Sciences, he conducted extensive research into historic relations between Turkey and these countries, gathering a considerable body of documentary material. He has delivered numerous lectures abroad, including that on modern Turkish in Moscow (25 March 1970), and his numerous articles on linguistics and history have been published in various periodicals.
A detailed documentary history of the modern age of Turkish history was presented in his six-volume (,'ugita) Tiirkiye (Modern Turkey), of which three volumes have already been published (1987-90), and the first documentary Turkish encyclopedia covering the years 1071-1992 is now ready for publication. Pars Tuglaci who is the author of 30 published works, stood as the True Path Party candidate for the Princes Islands in the 1989 local elections, and the same year was awarded a commemorative plaque for his research by the Islands branch of the Turkish Women's League. Having been appointed as a deputy of the Assembly of the International Parliament for Safety and Peace, he was commissioned the Parliament's envoy at large to the Republic of Turkey (10 March).
He is a member of the Turkish Press Union and Writers Syndicate of Turkey.