Famous People From Turkey
RumiRumi
30 September 1207
Great Poet
Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
15 March 0270
Christian Saint

Elia KazanElia Kazan
07 September 1909
Director, Actor, Producer

Hayreddin BarbarossaHayreddin Barbarossa
1478 AD
16th Century Naval Commander

Pliny the YoungerPliny the Younger
0061 AD
Author, Lawyer

Murad IVMurad IV
26 July 1612
Ottoman Sultan
Orhan PamukOrhan Pamuk
07 June 1952
 

St Paul St Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher

Piri ReisPiri Reis
1465 AD
Ottoman Admiral, Geographer, Cartographer.

Ismail al-JazariIsmail al-Jazari
1136 AD
Polymath
Mustafa Kemal AtaturkMustafa Kemal Ataturk
19 May 1881
Founder of the Republic of Turkey,

Suleiman the MagnificentSuleiman The Magnificent
06 November 1494
10th Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Recep Tayyip ErdoğanRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
26 February 1954
12th President of Turkey

Cenk UrguyCenk Urguy
21 March 1970
Political Activist, Show Host

Metin HaraMetin Hara
14 June 1982
Author, Spiritual Healer, Adriana Lima’s
Barıs ArducBarıs Arduc
09 October 1987
Actor

Orkun IsitmakOrkun Isitmak
08 January 1996
YouTuber
Mustafa YavuzMustafa Yavuz
20 March 1997
Twitch Star

Osman IOsman I
1258 AD
Political leader

Frederick I, Holy Roman EmperorFrederick I, Holy Roman Emperor
1122 AD
Emperor
CaracallaCaracalla
04 April 0188
Roman emperor

AlcibiadesAlcibiades
0450 BC
Statesman
GermanicusGermanicus
24 May 0015
Political figure

Emre CanEmre Can
12 January 1994
Association football player

Arda TuranArda Turan
30 January 1987
Footballer

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14 January 1861
Sultan
AurelianAurelian
09 September 0214
Emperor
EpictetusEpictetus
0050 AD
Philosopher

Fethullah GülenFethullah Gülen
27 April 1941
Scholar, author, preacher

Emre MorEmre Mor
24 July 1997
Footballer

HeracliusHeraclius
0575 AD
Byzantine emperor
Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
0132 BC
King

Henri FayolHenri Fayol
29 July 1841
Economist, Entrepreneur

Selim ISelim I
10 October 1470
Sultan

IrenaeusIrenaeus
0130 AD
Bishop

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Selim IISelim II
28 May 1524
Sultan of the Ottoman Empire
Ahmed IAhmed I
18 April 1590
Sultan

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
0347 AD
Theologian, Priest, Writer
PolycarpPolycarp
0069 AD
Theologian, Priest

Hussein bin Ali, Sharif of MeccaHussein bin Ali, Sharif of Mecca
1854 AD
King

BelisariusBelisarius
0500 AD
General
Mehmed VMehmed V
02 November 1844
Sultan

Philip the ApostlePhilip the Apostle
0005 AD
Apostle
Basil IIBasil II
0958 AD
Emperor

NasreddinNasreddin
1208 AD
Philosopher

Gökhan SakiGökhan Saki
19 October 1983
Kickboxer, Mixed martial artist, Thai boxer

AnaximanderAnaximander
0610 BC
philosopher

Mehmed IVMehmed IV
02 January 1642
Sultan
Mahmud IIMahmud II
20 July 1785
Sultan

Bayezid IBayezid I
1360 AD
Emperor

Mehmed IIMehmed II
30 March 1432
 

Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos
1048 AD
Emperor
Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22 November 1881
Military officer

Murad IIIMurad III
04 July 1546
Sultan
Murad IIMurad II
31 May 1404
Ottoman Sultan

Bayezid IIBayezid II
03 December 1447
Sultan

Mehmed IMehmed I
1381 AD
Sultan
Tariq AzizTariq Aziz
28 April 1936
Politician, Diplomat, Journalist

Antigonus I MonophthalmusAntigonus I Monophthalmus
0382 BC
Macedonian general
Mustafa IMustafa I
1591 AD
Saint

Mehmed IIIMehmed III
26 May 1566
Sultan

Fatih TerimFatih Terim
04 September 1953
Turkish association football manager
Theodosius IITheodosius II
10 April 0401
Emperor

Abdullah GülAbdullah Gül
29 October 1950
Former President of Turkey
LucianLucian
0125 AD
Novelist, satirist, rhetorician

Sabbatai ZeviSabbatai Zevi
01 August 1626
Rabbi

İsmet İnönüİsmet İnönü
24 September 1884
President

ProcopiusProcopius
0500 AD
Scholar
MaxentiusMaxentius
0278 AD
Emperor
Apollonius of TyanaApollonius of Tyana
 

ArcadiusArcadius
01 January 0377
Emperor

Talaat PashaTalaat Pasha
10 April 1874
politician

Marcion of SinopeMarcion of Sinope
0085 AD
 
Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
02 February 1956
Writer, Theologian

HerostratusHerostratus
0380 BC
Criminal

Selim IIISelim III
24 December 1761
Sultan

Murad VMurad V
21 September 1840
Sultan

Leo III the IsaurianLeo III the Isaurian
0685 AD
 
Adnan MenderesAdnan Menderes
1899 AD
politician, diplomat

Sargon IISargon II
0765 BC
king
Muhtar KentMuhtar Kent
1952 AD
entrepreneur, businessperson

Osman IIOsman II
03 November 1604
Sultan

Michael VIII PalaiologosMichael VIII Palaiologos
1223 AD
Emperor
Constantine VIIConstantine VII
18 May 0905
Emperor

NabonidusNabonidus
king
Manuel I KomnenosManuel I Komnenos
28 November 1118
Emperor

Justinian IIJustinian II
0669 AD
Emperor

Basil IBasil I
0811 AD
Emperor

Süleyman DemirelSüleyman Demirel
01 November 1924
Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer
Julian the ApostateJulian the Apostate
0330 AD
 

Haluk BilginerHaluk Bilginer
05 June 1954
Stage actor, Film actor
Gregory of NazianzusGregory of Nazianzus
0329 AD
Saint

Ephrem the SyrianEphrem the Syrian
0306 AD
 

PhocasPhocas
Emperor

Yunus EmreYunus Emre
1240 AD
poet, writer
Bülent EcevitBülent Ecevit
28 May 1925
Politician, Writer, Poet, Translator, Journalist,