Famous People From Turkey
Saint NicholasSaint Nicholas
15 March 0270
Christian Saint
Recep Tayyip ErdoğanRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
26 February 1954
12th President of Turkey

RumiRumi
30 September 1207
Great Poet

Osman IOsman I
1258 AD
Political Leader

Elia KazanElia Kazan
07 September 1909
Director, Actor, Producer

AntinousAntinous
29 November 0111
Roman Emperor Hadrian’s Lover
EpictetusEpictetus
0055 AD
Philosopher

Mehmed VIMehmed VI
14 January 1861
Last Sultan of the Ottoman Empire

John ChrysostomJohn Chrysostom
0347 AD
Religious Leader

IrenaeusIrenaeus
0130 AD
Bishop
HeracliusHeraclius
0575 AD
Emperor of Byzantine Empire

Mithridates VI of PontusMithridates VI of Pontus
0135 BC
King of Pontus
Selim ISelim I
10 October 1470
ottoman Sultan

Pliny the YoungerPliny the Younger
0061 AD
Author, Lawyer

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

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

PolycarpPolycarp
0069 AD
Saint

Mehmed VMehmed V
02 November 1844
Ottoman King
Basil IIBasil II
0958 AD
Byzantine Emperor

Murad IVMurad IV
26 July 1612
Ottoman Sultan
Mahmud IIMahmud II
20 July 1785
Sultan of Ottoman Empire

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

Meshulam RiklisMeshulam Riklis
02 December 1923
Businessman

Ismail al-JazariIsmail al-Jazari
1136 AD
Polymath
St Paul St Paul
0005 AD
Religious Preacher
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

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

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Orkun IsitmakOrkun Isitmak
08 January 1996
YouTuber

Mustafa YavuzMustafa Yavuz
20 March 1997
Twitch Star

Mehmet OzMehmet Oz
11 June 1960
Television personality
Emre CanEmre Can
12 January 1994
Association football player

Burak DenizBurak Deniz
17 February 1991
Actor
CaracallaCaracalla
04 April 0188
Roman emperor

Abdullah ÖcalanAbdullah Öcalan
04 April 1949
Leader

Numan AcarNuman Acar
07 October 1974
Actor
Arda TuranArda Turan
30 January 1987
Footballer

Fethullah GülenFethullah Gülen
27 April 1941
Scholar, author, preacher
Emre MorEmre Mor
24 July 1997
Footballer

Philip the ApostlePhilip the Apostle
0005 AD
Apostle

NasreddinNasreddin
1208 AD
Philosopher

AnaximanderAnaximander
0610 BC
philosopher

Hamdi UlukayaHamdi Ulukaya
26 October 1972
Entrepreneur
Enver PashaEnver Pasha
22 November 1881
Military officer

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

Mehmed IVMehmed IV
02 January 1642
Sultan

Bayezid IBayezid I
1360 AD
Emperor
Mehmed IIMehmed II
30 March 1432
 

Alexios I KomnenosAlexios I Komnenos
1048 AD
Emperor
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
Yousuf KarshYousuf Karsh
23 December 1908
Photographer

Atdhe NuhiuAtdhe Nuhiu
29 July 1989
Association football player

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
Satirist
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

Marcion of SinopeMarcion of Sinope
0085 AD
 

Talaat PashaTalaat Pasha
10 April 1874
politician

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
 
Sargon IISargon II
0765 BC
king

Osman IIOsman II
03 November 1604
Sultan

Michael VIII PalaiologosMichael VIII Palaiologos
1223 AD
Emperor
Yunus EmreYunus Emre
1240 AD
poet, writer

Constantine VIIConstantine VII
18 May 0905
Emperor
NabonidusNabonidus
king

Manuel I KomnenosManuel I Komnenos
28 November 1118
Emperor

Adnan OktarAdnan Oktar
02 February 1956
Writer, Theologian

Justinian IIJustinian II
0669 AD
Emperor
Basil IBasil I
0811 AD
Emperor

Süleyman DemirelSüleyman Demirel
01 November 1924
Politician, Civil engineer, Engineer
Adnan MenderesAdnan Menderes
1899 AD
politician, diplomat

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