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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Galatasaray Lisesi and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Galatasaray Lisesi, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Galatasaray Lisesi include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Galatasaray Lisesi alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Galatasaray Lisesi are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Galatasaray Lisesi.

List is made up of a variety of graduates, including Nâzım Hikmet and Daron Acemoğlu.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Galatasaray Lisesi?” and “Which celebrities are Galatasaray Lisesi alumni?”

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Kutluğ Ataman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Kutluğ Ataman Film Producer, Screenwriter, Filmmaker Kutluğ Ataman is a filmmaker and contemporary artist. He resides in London, England.

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Nâzım Hikmet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Nâzım Hikmet Poet, Memoirist, Novelist Nâzım Hikmet Ran, commonly known as Nâzım Hikmet was a Turkish poet, playwright, novelist, screenwriter, director and memoirist. He was acclaimed for the "lyrical flow of his ...more

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Feza Gürsey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Feza Gürsey Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist Feza Gürsey was a Turkish mathematician and physicist. Among his most prominent contributions to theoretical physics, his works on the Chiral model and on SU are most popular.

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Daron Acemoğlu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Daron Acemoğlu Professor, Economist Kamer Daron Acemoğlu is a Turkish-born American economist of Armenian origin.

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Ömer Lütfi Akad is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Ömer Lütfi Akad Television director, Screenwriter, Film Director Ömer Lütfi Akad, was a Turkish film director, who directed movies from 1948 to 1974. In 1949, he debuted as a film director with Vurun Kahpeye an adaptation of Halide Edip Adıvar's ...more

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Orhan Boran is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Orhan Boran Actor Orhan Boran was a Turkish radio and TV host and actor. He was also widely known for his laudable usage of the Turkish language.

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Ali Sami Yen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Ali Sami Yen Soccer Player Ali Sami Yen was a Turkish sports official best known as the founder of the Galatasaray Sports Club. His birth name was Ali Sami Frashëri, the son of Sami Frashëri, one of the most ...more

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Tolga Yarman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Tolga Yarman

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Süheyl Batum is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Süheyl Batum Professor Bedii Süheyl Batum is a Turkish academic and the former rector of Bahçeşehir University, Istanbul. He is currently an active politician as the deputy of the leader of Kemal ...more

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Yitzhak Ben-Zvi is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Yitzhak Ben-Zvi Politician, Historian, Author Yitzhak Ben-Zvi was a historian, Labor Zionist leader, the second and longest-serving President of Israel.

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Çetin Altan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Çetin Altan Writer Çetin Altan is a Turkish writer, journalist, and a former member of parliament. He is considered one of the finest writers in the modern Turkish language of the late 20th century.

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Okan Bayülgen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Okan Bayülgen Talk show host, Comedian, Actor Okan Bayülgen is a Turkish actor, variety and talk show host, comedian and photographer.

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Kemal Tahir is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Kemal Tahir Novelist, Writer Kemal Tahir was a prominent Turkish novelist and intellectual. Tahir spent 13 years of his life imprisoned due to political reasons and wrote some of his most important novels during this time. ...more

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Ilhan Mimaroglu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Ilhan Mimaroglu Musician, Composer İlhan Mimaroğlu was a musician and electronic music composer. He was born in Istanbul, Turkey, the son of the famous architect Mimar Kemaleddin Bey depicted on the Turkish lira banknotes, ...more

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Ulvi Cemal Erkin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Ulvi Cemal Erkin Composer Ulvi Cemal Erkin was a member of the pioneer group of symphonic composers in Turkey, born in the period 1904 - 1910, who later came to be called The Turkish Five. These composers set out the ...more

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Özhan Canaydın is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
Özhan Canaydın Özhan Canaydın was a businessman, basketballer and former chairman of the Turkish sports club Galatasaray.

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İlhan Usmanbaş is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Galatasaray Lisesi Alumni
İlhan Usmanbaş Composer İlhan Usmanbaş is a Turkish composer. Born in Istanbul, Usmanbaş grew up in Ayvalık. When he was twelve years old, his elder brother gave him a cello, and began to teach himself to play. After ...more