Famous Turkish People

Name these famous people who have Turkish origins
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Last updated: April 18, 2020
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Turkish Person
The father of the modern Turkey
Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
First sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Osman I
Successor of the above
Orhan I
Longest reigning sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Suleiman the Magnificent
President who has been accused of eroding democracy since his election in 2014
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Predecessor of the above
Abdullah Gül
Singer of "Dudu" and "Kuzu Kuzu"
Singer of "Leylim Ley" and "Semmame"
İbrahim Tatlıses
Turkish-American heart surgeon who appears on Oprah
Mehmet Oz
Author of "My Name Is Red" and "Snow" who won a Nobel Prize in 2006
Orhan Pamuk
Ottoman sultan for whom the Blue Mosque of Istanbul is named for
Ahmed I
Sultan who conquered Constantinople
Mehmed the Conqueror
Chief architect of the Ottoman Empire
Mimar Sinan
Footballer who transferred from Real Madrid to Arsenal in 2013
Mesut Özil
Only female prime minister who led Turkey from 1993 until 1996
Tansu Çiller
She became the first winner from Turkey in Eurovision in 2003
Sertab Erener
Chef known as "Salt Bae" whose technique for preparing seasoning meat
became an Internet meme
Nusret Gökçe
Ottoman sultan who conquered Egypt
Selim the Resolut
"Kuzey Güney" and "Brave and Beautiful" actor
Kıvanç Tatlıtuğ
Political commentator who created "The Young Turks" program in 2002
Cenk Uygur
Level 36
Oct 26, 2020
Erdogan was elected by the Turkish People.
Level 73
Oct 26, 2020
And that doesn't mean that journalists and secularism must be oppressed.
Level 36
Dec 18, 2022
that's your opinion
Level 71
Mar 8, 2023
me being a gen z hasanabi head and not remembering his uncle’s name