The father of Hasan and Shekure’s first husband is never named, although Esther mentions that he is polite and kind, and he is clearly a loving grandfather to Shevket and Orhan. He initially attempts to keep Shekure at his house when she returns there after marrying Black, but he allows her to leave when he learns that she wants to go.
Hasan’s Father Character Timeline in My Name is Red
The timeline below shows where the character Hasan’s Father appears in My Name is Red. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 9: I, Shekure
...her children with false rumors that their father was coming home. They lived with the soldier’s father and his brother, Hasan, who were poor and were forced to sell their slave, leaving... (full context)
...drudgery. In previous years, Shekure had found Hasan sweet, but while she lived in his father’s house he would yell and threaten Shekure as she cried. One night, when Hasan attempted... (full context)
Chapter 25: I Am Esther
Chapter 26: I, Shekure
Chapter 53: I Am Esther