İbrahim Hakkı Erzurumi( 18 May 1703 - 22 June 1780 )
İbrahim Hakkı Erzurumi , a popular sufi saint of Turkey from Erzurum in eastern Anatolia - mystic, poet, author, astronomer, physicist, psychologist, sociologist and Islamic scholar. He was a Turkish Sufi philosopher and encyclopedist.
Having lost his mother and later his father at an early age, İbrahim Hakkı was raised by his uncle who educated him for a while. He met the Ottoman Sultan Mahmut I at Constantinople in 1747. He returned to Erzurum, and was continuously interested in religious and scientific matters. Having written fifteen books in the Manzum and regular styles, and a great number of Turkish, Arabic, and Persian amongst İbrahim Hakkı's most important works are the Divan and Marifetname.
In 1756 he published his work Marifetname which was a compilation and commentary on...