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Famous Politicians from Turkey

Updated October 13, 2018 7.8k views209 items

List of famous politicians from Turkey, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Turkish politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Turkish politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Turkey and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Turkey, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

List politicians include Ahmed Vefik Pasha, Veysel Eroğlu and many additional politicians as well.

You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Turkey in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1

    Abdülhalik Renda

    Dec. at 76 (1881-1957)

    NationalityTurkey

    Mustafa Abdülhalik Renda (29 November 1881 – 1 October 1957) was a Turkish civil servant and...  more
  • 2

    BirthplaceKayseri, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Abdullah Gül ( (listen); Turkish: [abduɫˈɫah ˈɟyl]; born 29 October 1950) is a Turkish...  more
  • 3

    BirthplaceÖmerli, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Abdullah Öcalan ( OH-jə-lahn; Turkish: [œdʒaɫan]; born about 1947), also known as Apo (short...  more
  • 4

    BirthplaceYıldızeli, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Abdüllatif Şener (born 1954) is a Turkish politician. He was Minister of Finance of Turkey...  more
  • 5

    Adnan Menderes

    Dec. at 62 (1899-1961)

    BirthplaceKoçarlı, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Adnan Menderes (Turkish: [adˈnan ˈmændeɾes]; 1899 – 17 September 1961) was a Turkish...  more
  • 6

    Ahmed Dogan

    Age: 65

    BirthplacePchelarovo, Dobrich Province

    NationalityTurkey, Bulgaria

    Ahmed Demir Dogan (Bulgarian: Ахмед Демир Доган; born Ahmed Ismailov Ahmedov in 29 March 1954)...  more
  • 7

    Ahmet Tevfik Pasha

    Dec. at 91 (1845-1936)

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Tevfik Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: احمد توفیق پاشا‎‎; 11 February 1845 – 8 October 1936),...  more
  • 8

    Ahmed Vefik Pasha

    Dec. at 68 (1823-1891)

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmed Vefik Pasha (Ottoman Turkish: احمد وفیق پاشا‎) (3 July 1823, Constantinople – 2 April...  more
  • 9

    Ahmet Ağaoğlu

    Dec. at 70 (1869-1939)

    BirthplaceShusha

    NationalityAzerbaijan, Turkey, Russian Empire

    Ahmet Ağaoğlu, also known as Ahmet Bey Ağayev (Azerbaijani: Əhməd bəy Ağayev; December 1869 –...  more
  • 10

    BirthplaceTaşkent, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Davutoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ahˈmet davuˈtoːɫu] (listen); born 26 February 1959)...  more
  • 11

    Ahmet Fikri Tüzer

    Dec. at 64 (1878-1942)

    BirthplaceShumen, Bulgaria

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Fikri Tüzer (1878, Shumen, Ottoman Empire, today in Bulgaria – 16 August 1942, Ankara)...  more
  • 12

    Ahmet Kurtcebe Alptemoçin

    Age: 79

    BirthplaceBursa, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Kurtcebe Alptemoçin (born 27 January 1940 in Bursa) is a Turkish mechanical engineer,...  more
  • 13

    Ahmet Kutalmış Türkeş

    Age: 41

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Kutalmış Türkeş is a economist and politician....
  • 14

    Ahmet Kutsi Tecer

    Dec. at 66 (1901-1967)

    BirthplaceJerusalem, Mandatory Palestine

    NationalityOttoman Empire, Turkey

    Ahmet Kutsi Tecer (4 September 1901 – 23 July 1967) was a Turkish poet and politician....  more
  • 15

    BirthplaceAfyonkarahisar, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Necdet Sezer (pronounced [ahmet nedʒdet ˈsezæɾ]; born September 13, 1941) is a Turkish...  more
  • 16

    Ahmet Özal

    Age: 64

    NationalityTurkey

    Tevfik Ahmet Özal is a Turkish politician, the son of former Turkish President and Prime...  more
  • 17

    Ahmet Türk

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceDerik, Turkey, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ahmet Türk (born 2 July 1942) is a Kurdish politician in Turkey and was born into a family of...  more
  • 18

    Akkan Suver

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Akkan Suver (born 18 September 1942, in Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish journalist, author,...  more
  • 19

    Alemdar Mustafa Pasha

    Dec. at 53 (1755-1808)

    BirthplaceKhotyn, Ukraine

    NationalityTurkey

    Alemdar Mustafa Pasha (also called Bayraktar Mustafa Pasha; died 15 November 1808) was an...  more
  • 20

    BirthplaceAnkara, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ali Babacan (Turkish pronunciation: [aˈli babaˈdʒan]; born 4 April 1967 in Ankara, Turkey) is...  more
  • 21

    Ali Bozer

    Age: 94

    BirthplaceAnkara, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ali Hüsrev Bozer (born 28 July 1925) is a Turkish politician and academic of commercial law....  more
  • 22

    Ali Riza Pasha

    Dec. at 72 (1860-1932)

    BirthplaceIstanbul, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ali Rıza Pasha (Turkish: Ali Rıza Paşa, 1860–1932) was an Ottoman military officer and...  more
  • 23

    Ali Talip Özdemir

    Age: 66

    BirthplaceEreğli, Konya, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Ali Talip Özdemir (born 1953) is a Turkish politician and the former leader of the Motherland...  more
  • 24

    Alparslan Türkeş

    Dec. at 80 (1917-1997)

    BirthplaceNicosia, Cyprus

    NationalityTurkey

    Alparslan Türkeş§ (25 November 1917 – 4 April 1997) was a Turkish politician, who was the...  more
  • 25

    BirthplaceTrabzon, Turkey

    NationalityTurkey

    Altan Öymen (born 20 June 1932) is a Turkish journalist, author and former politician....  more