biographies are written to tell the stories

Mehmet Salim Oztoksoy was born in Tarsus Turkey in 1959. After graduating from Tarsus American College, he graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration in Germany. He was the vice president of the New York World Turks Council and the general secretary of the Frankfurt Turkish-German Club. After his professional career in Germany, he founded four companies in Germany and Turkey. Öztoksoy, who was honored with Islam at the age of thirty-seven when he was at the peak of his business life and tried to live his life in this direction, is married and has three children.


Salim Oztoksoy is the author of a book called Ol Dedi Oldum published in 2020 during Covid-19 Pandemic times. He wrote about his life, experience, faith, and life-learning journey. A remarkable biography book; Anyone who reads it will find something interesting about our lives. As they said Reading a great book is like going on a great journey in the time. A biography is an account of a person’s life that includes facts and stories from that person’s life experiences. They can be great resources for studying the lives of fascinating figures, both living and dead. Mr. Oztoksoy has proven himself a very successful businessman in Germany and Turkey. Ever since he was introduced to Islam, his life has changed dramatically; while he was top of his career. He decided to go on a different path with his life and his new mission. He is now dedicated to his work, sharing his message and helping young people in society.


Ol Dedi Oldum is only 127 pages long book that can be read in two hours. One of the questions we frequently ask is the purpose of life. Mr. Oztoksoy beautifully explains why and how Islam changed his life in this book.  Mr. Oztoksoy wrote it in a short and meaningful way to capture people’s attention in a short time. He was successful in doing so. The second publication is on the way, he is also working on an e-book for Amazon to be able to reach out to millions of readers around the world. He is residing in Adapazari which is only 2 hours away from the biggest city Istanbul. He appeared on many TV shows and popular youtube channels in Turkey.


Most biographies are written to tell the stories of notable, influential people, such as politicians, celebrities, athletes, and billionaires. Biographies can also be written about ordinary people who have made an extraordinary impact on others, even if they were not well-known before publication. A biography may come with the label “permitted” if the subject or family members gave the author permission to write the story. “Unauthorized” memoirs are also continually published but without the consent or input of the issue, which may leave the authors subject to legal action.