Necip Hablemitoğlu

Necip Hablemitoğlu (28 November 1954, Ankara – 19 December 2002, Ankara) was a Turkish historian and intellectual. He died as a result of assassination in front of his home in 2002. The perpetrators of this assassination have still not been found. In Ergenekon trial testimony, however, detained suspects Osman Yıldırım claimed that Osman Gurbuz killed him by the motivation of detained suspects Veli Küçük and Muzaffer Tekin for a false flag operation.

Hablemitoğlu graduated from the School of Press and Journal at the Faculty of Political Science, Ankara University in 1977. Between 1977 and 1978, he published a monthly journal titled Dilde, Fikirde, İşde Birlik. After serving as press consultant in some organizations, he did his master study and doctoral thesis on the History of Turkish Reforms at Ankara University. Hablemitoğlu was a lecturer on Atatürk's thoughts at Ankara University.

He is survived by his wife Prof. Dr. Şengül Hablemitoglu, and daughters Kanije, and Uyvar, named after the outmost forts of the Ottoman Empire in the west and in the north.

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