Muallim Rif'at, one of the well-known cymbals of the Turkology world, is the most important Turkish language taught by Bilge Kilis and the knowledge of Turkish Language and Literature. It made a great contribution to the Turkish language. Muallim Rif'at was born in 1874 in Kilis' Cedit district. Zabtiyye Sergeant is the son of Abdülkerim Bey. Ahmet Rif'at died before his father was born. That's why Rif'at was raised by her mother, Emine Hanim. Ahmet Rif'at Bilge, who used Kilisian kelimini in front of his name because he was a Kilis, was also known by the title Muallim. Muallim Rif'at Bilge, who achieved great fame with the services he made to the Turkish language, is also known in Europe. Mehmet Fuat Köprülü's preface to Rif'at Bilge's works and H. Ritter's collaboration with him are the factors that add to the fame of Kilisli Muallim Ahmet Rif'at Bilge. Kilisli Muallim Rif'at Bilge, who plays an active role in acquiring the most important reference works of Turkish language, especially Divanü Lügâti't-Türk and Dede Korkut Book, is an irreplaceable personality in the studies of Turkology. Kilisli Muallim Rif'at Bilge was married to Fatma Saibe, a 40-year-old Istanbul woman who was engaged to a 38-year-old wife. Kilisli Muallim Rif'at Bilge, who was one of the immortal names in terms of Turkish language ave ly, passed away on 22 February 1953 in Ankara, where he lived in the last years of his life. Kabri is at the Cebeci Asri Cemetery. In our work we will focus on the life, literary personality, works and contributions of Turkish language to this place of Turkish language and literature.
Turkish Language, Kilisli Muallim Rif'at Bilge, Divânü Lügâti't-Türk, Dede Korkut Book, Contribution to Turkishness