He was born at 08.19.1945 in Tarsus, Mersin. He completed primary and secondary education in Tarsus. In 1969, he was entering Ankara University, Faculty of Science Botany-Zoology (Biology) the department. In 1973 he graduated with biologist title. He was appointed as a biology teacher at Bayburt High School in December 1973. He did his military service as a reserve officer in Kütahya in 1976. After Military service he was appointed as a biology teacher at Adana Institute of Education in 1976.