Turkish professor and columnist Toktamış Ateş passes away
Toktamış Ateş AA photo
Professor and Bugün daily columnist Toktamış Ateş passed away at the age of 68 last night at the hospital where he was being treated, daily Hürriyet has reported. Ateş reportedly died of organ failure.
Who is Toktamış Ateş?
Toktamış Ateş, born in 1944, graduated from the Economics Faculty of Istanbul University in 1967. He became a professor in 1982. Ateş, who has published more than 30 books, wrote a column for the daily Cumhuriyet for over 10 years. Most recently, he had been writing for the daily Bugün.