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20 Famous People from Turkey

Can you name 20 famous people from Turkey?
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Last updated: August 31, 2022
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First submittedMarch 29, 2021
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Military officer who member of the "Three Pashas" in the Ottoman Empire during WWI
Enver Pasha
Pop music singer whose song Simarik became popular in a number of countries
Tarkan
Ottoman sultan, known as the Conqueror, who conquered Constantinople in 1453
Mehmed II
Known as the Magnificent, the longest-reigning Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Suleiman I
Turkish-American TV personality, cardiothoracic surgeon and pseudoscience promoter
Mehmet Oz
Basketball player who was selected for NBA All-Star Game in 2007
Mehmet Okur
Footballer who is the top scorer in history of Turkish national team
Hakan Şükür
Prime Minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014 and President of Turkey since 2014
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Novelist, screenwriter, academic and recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature
Orhan Pamuk
Goalkeeper and the most capper footballer in history of Turkish national team
Rüştü Reçber
Basketball player who changed his last name to Freedom to celebrate US citizenship
Enes Kanter
Molecular biologist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2015
Aziz Sancar
Singer who won the Eurovision Song Contest 2003 with her song Everyway That I Can
Sertab Erener
Azerbaijani-born sprinter who became World Champion in the men's 200 m race
Ramil Guliyev
Singer-songwriter who was married to Serbian pop singer Emina Jahović
Mustafa Sandal
Football coach who managed Galatasaray, AC Milan and Turkish national team
Fatih Terim
Revolutionary statesman and the founding father of the Republic of Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
Basketball player, nicknamed Hedo, who played 15 seasons in the NBA
Hidayet Türkoğlu
Islamic cleric that was blamed for the failed coup by Turkey's president in 2016
Fethullah Gülen
Film director who won the Palme d'Or for his film Winter Sleep
Nuri Bilge Ceylan
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