Famous People From Turkey
Osman IOsman I
1258 AD
Political Leader
Recep Tayyip ErdoğanRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
26 February 1954
12th President of Turkey

RumiRumi
30 September 1207
Great Poet

Elia KazanElia Kazan
07 September 1909
Director, Actor, Producer

Ahmed IAhmed I
18 April 1590
Ottoman Emperor

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14 January 1861
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Selim IISelim II
28 May 1524
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

Selim ISelim I
10 October 1470
ottoman Sultan

Bayezid IBayezid I
1354 AD
Sultan of Ottoman Empire
Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
15 March 0270
Christian Saint

Murad IVMurad IV
26 July 1612
Ottoman Sultan
AntinousAntinous
29 November 0111
Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Lover

Murad IIIMurad III
04 July 1546
Ottoman Sultan

EpictetusEpictetus
0055 AD
Philosopher

Mehmed VMehmed V
02 November 1844
Ottoman King

HeracliusHeraclius
0575 AD
Emperor of Byzantine Empire
Mahmud IIMahmud II
20 July 1785
Sultan of Ottoman Empire

PolycarpPolycarp
0069 AD
Saint

IrenaeusIrenaeus
0130 AD
Bishop

Basil IIBasil II
0958 AD
Byzantine Emperor
Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
0135 BC
King of Pontus

Hayreddin BarbarossaHayreddin Barbarossa
1478 AD
16th Century Naval Commander
Orhan PamukOrhan Pamuk
07 June 1952
 

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
0347 AD
Religious Leader

Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22 November 1881
Military Officer
Sabbatai ZeviSabbatai Zevi
01 August 1626
Rabbi

Pliny the YoungerPliny the Younger
0061 AD
Author, Lawyer
Hamdi UlukayaHamdi Ulukaya
26 October 1972
Entrepreneur

Ismail al-JazariIsmail al-Jazari
1136 AD
Polymath

Piri ReisPiri Reis
1465 AD
Ottoman Admiral, Geographer, Cartographer.
Meshulam RiklisMeshulam Riklis
02 December 1923
Businessman

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St PaulSt Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher
Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
19 May 1881
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

Barıs ArducBarıs Arduc
09 October 1987
Actor

Metin HaraMetin Hara
14 June 1982
Author, Spiritual Healer, Adriana Lima’s

Suleiman the MagnificentSuleiman The Magnificent
06 November 1494
10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Cenk UrguyCenk Urguy
21 March 1970
Political Activist, Show Host
Orkun IsitmakOrkun Isitmak
08 January 1996
YouTuber

Mustafa YavuzMustafa Yavuz
20 March 1997
Twitch Star

ErtuğrulErtuğrul
 
Mehmet OzMehmet Oz
11 June 1960
Television personality

Burak DenizBurak Deniz
17 February 1991
Actor

Murad IIMurad II
31 May 1404
Ottoman Sultan

Abdul Hamid IIAbdul Hamid II
21 September 1842
Emperor

Mehmed IIMehmed II
30 March 1432
 
Emre CanEmre Can
12 January 1994
Association football player

Bayezid IIBayezid II
03 December 1447
Sultan
CaracallaCaracalla
04 April 0188
Roman emperor

Mehmed IMehmed I
1381 AD
Sultan

Mustafa IMustafa I
1591 AD
Saint
Mehmed IIIMehmed III
26 May 1566
Sultan

Numan AcarNuman Acar
07 October 1974
Actor
Ibrahim of the Ottoman EmpireIbrahim of the Ottoman Empire
04 November 1615
Sultan

Arda TuranArda Turan
30 January 1987
Footballer

Thales of MiletusThales of Miletus
0626 AD
Philosopher

Mehmed IVMehmed IV
02 January 1642
Sultan

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
1853 AD
King
Osman IIOsman II
03 November 1604
Sultan

Philip the ApostlePhilip the Apostle
0005 AD
Apostle

Pargalı Ibrahim PashaPargalı Ibrahim Pasha
1493 AD
Government Official

Emre BelözoğluEmre Belözoğlu
07 September 1980
Football midfielder
Yunus EmreYunus Emre
1240 AD
poet, writer

Mehmet Ali AğcaMehmet Ali Ağca
09 January 1958
Criminal
Abdullah ÖcalanAbdullah Öcalan
04 April 1949
Leader

Murad VMurad V
21 September 1840
Sultan

Hakan ŞükürHakan Şükür
01 September 1971
Footballer
Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos
1048 AD
Emperor
Selim IIISelim III
24 December 1761
Sultan

Abdul Hamid IAbdul Hamid I
20 March 1725
Emperor

Fethullah GülenFethullah Gülen
27 April 1941
Scholar, author, preacher
Ahmed IIAhmed II
25 February 1643
Sultan

Mustafa IIMustafa II
06 February 1664
Sultan
Rüştü ReçberRüştü Reçber
10 May 1973
Footballer

Mahmud IMahmud I
02 August 1696
Sultan

NasreddinNasreddin
1208 AD
Philosopher

İsmet İnönüİsmet İnönü
24 September 1884
President
Mustafa IVMustafa IV
08 September 1779
Sultan
Mustafa IIIMustafa III
28 January 1717
Sultan

LucianLucian
0125 AD
Satirist

Fatih TerimFatih Terim
04 September 1953
Turkish association football manager

Gökhan SakiGökhan Saki
19 October 1983
Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer
Adnan MenderesAdnan Menderes
1899 AD
politician, diplomat

Osman IIIOsman III
02 January 1699
Sultan

Emre MorEmre Mor
24 July 1997
Footballer

ProcopiusProcopius
0500 AD
Scholar

Theodosius IITheodosius II
10 April 0401
Emperor
Abdullah GülAbdullah Gül
29 October 1950
Former President of Turkey

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
02 February 1956
Writer, Theologian
Yousuf KarshYousuf Karsh
23 December 1908
Photographer

ArcadiusArcadius
01 January 0377
Emperor
MaxentiusMaxentius
0278 AD
Emperor
Nazim Al-HaqqaniNazim Al-Haqqani
21 April 1922
Religious leader