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List of notable or famous scientists from Turkey, with bios and photos, including the top scientists born in Turkey and even some popular scientists who immigrated to Turkey. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Turkish scientists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These scientists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known scientist from Turkey is included when available.

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ʿAbd al-Hamīd ibn Turk, known also as ʿAbd al-Hamīd ibn Wase ibn Turk Jili was a ninth-century Turkic Muslim mathematician. Not much is known about his biography. The two records of him, one by Ibn Nadim and the other by al-Qifti are not identical. However al-Qifi mentions his name as ʿAbd al-Hamīd ...more

Profession: Scientist

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Abdullah Atalar is a Turkish scientist and academic. Atalar is the Rector of Bilkent University, and a professor at Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. He received B.S. degree from Middle East Technical University, in 1974, M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University in 1976 ...more

Age: 63

Birthplace: Gaziantep, Turkey

Profession: Professor, Scientist

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Muhammad Abu Mansur al-Maturidi was an Persian Muslim theologian, and a scholar of Islamic jurisprudence and Qur'anic exegesis. Al Maturidi is one of the pioneers of Islamic Jurisprudence scholars and his two works are considered to be authoritative on the subject. He had a "high standing" among the ...more

Age: Died at 91 (853-944)

Birthplace: Samarkand, Uzbekistan

Profession: Scientist, Writer, Philosopher

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Ayşe Afet İnan was a Turkish historian and sociologist. She was one of the adopted daughters of Mustafa Kemal Atatürk. Afet İnan was born to Ismail Hakki Bey and Şehzane Hanım from Doyran, in 1908 in the district of Kesendire in Salonica Vilayet. She and her family emigrated to Adapazarı because of ...more

Age: Died at 77 (1908-1985)

Birthplace: Kassandra, Greece

Profession: Scientist

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