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Turgut Özal

Turgut OZAL, Turkish President of the Republic.

Background

  • OZAL, Turgut was born in 1927 in Malatya. Parents: Mehmet Ozal and Mehmet and Hafize Ozal.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, Technology University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1950.

    Career

    • With Electrical Survey Administration, assistant to general director. Special technical advisory to prime minister Government of Turkey, 1965-1967. Undersecretary State Planning Organization, 1967-1971.

      Undersecretary to prime minister, 1979-1980. Deputy prime minister, 1980-1983. Prime minister, 1983-1989.

      Minister of state, from 1980. President, 1989-1993. Special projects advisor, senior economist World Bank, 1971-1983.

      Leader Anatavan Partisi (Motherland Party), 1988-1993.

    Works

    • Turkey in Europe.

    Politics

    Religion

    Islamic.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, computers.

    Connections

    • Married Semra Yeginmen. Children: Ahmet, Zeynep Gonenc, Efe.
    • father: Mehmet Siddik
    • mother: Hafize Ozal
    • spouse: Semra Yeginmen
    • children: Ahmet Özal
    • Zeynep Gonenc Özal
    • Efe Özal
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    Born 1927
    Died April 10, 1993
    (aged 66)
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