He was born in 1942 in Erenkoy/Istanbul. His father is master Musa Topbas, and his mother is the daughter of H.Fahri Kigili, Mrs. Fatma Feride. He completed his first training in Erenkoy Zihni Pasha Primary School. He took special Qur'an lessons in his primary school years. He entered Istanbul Imam Hatip School (Religious High School) in 1953. In those years, this school was an important educational institution having Ottoman’s great plane trees which can be counted as masters M. Celaleddin Okten and Mahir Iz; thinkers like Nureddin Topcu who has trained in West. Master (Ustadh) Osman Nuri Topbas completed this school with his uncle and peer Abidin Topbas in 1960. In his high school years, he has taken lessons from teachers like M. Zekai Konrapa, Yaman Dede (Abdülkadir Keçeoğlu), Ahmet Davutoğlu, Mahmud Bayram, Ali Rızâ Sağman. In his Imam-Hatip years, he met Ustadh Necip Fazil. He was a regular follower of Necip Fazil’s talks and magazine “Büyük Doğu”. After completing Imam-Hatip School successfully, he was occupied with trade and industrialism. He did his military service as reserve-officer teacher in Siirt-Tillo, in 1962. During his duty, the love of being teacher fell to his heart and he started to take pleasure from caring for the teenagers.
After comeback from military service he found himself again in commerce and industry. But he has never broken off his connection with wisdom and charitable services. He has worked actively in “Dissemination of knowledge society” (Ilim Yayma Cemiyeti). His workplace was like a charity, supplying scholarship to students, helping the poor. After founding “Hudayi Foundation”, he carried these services to the foundation. He opened the service horizon of the foundation. With this foundation, he helped materially and spiritually to all youth coming from societies especially from Turkish republics.
Due to his interest in history, literature, religious science and poetry, he started his writing life in 1990. His books have been translated into many languages such as English, German, French, Spanish, Hungarian, Albanian, Kazakh and Azeri. He welcomes seminar, conference and panel offers from all over the world and shares his opinions.
He is married and father of four children. His books are published online for free in 43 languages