Famous Turkish Women

Turkey is known to be one of the oldest civilized countries in the world. And the Turkish women are known for their feminine and utmost modest style of presenting themselves. Known to be extremely social, Turkish women love to spend time bonding with friends over recreational activities and even travelling. Turkish women are also warm and passionate and are mostly independent and staunch feminists. They grab a lot of attention with their flair for dressing up like a star and even their very stylish ways of wearing the headscarf. Some women like Hazal Kaya, and Beren Saat are making great waves in the Turkish film industry, and are also some of the highest paid actors. And then there are women like Hatı Çırpan, who served as inspiration for the younger generations by being the first lady to be in the Parliament. No wonder the Turkish women hold a great spot in the hearts of their global fans; they surely have contributed in a variety of ways to help put their country on the map! Check this section to know more about famous Turkish women.

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 1 Mary Magdalene

Mary Magdalene
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Famous As: Disciple of Jesus Christ
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Magdala

Mary Magdalene was an important biblical figure. It is said that she witnessed many of Jesus' miracles and life events, including his crucifixion and the subsequent resurrection. Since it is claimed that Magdalene was a prostitute, she has been viewed as the patroness of wayward women in the modern era. Her life has inspired several important works of art.

 2 Hande Erçel

Hande Erçel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: November 24, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bandirma, Balikesir, Turkey
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 3 Tuba Büyüküstün

Tuba Büyüküstün
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 5, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 4 Esra Bilgiç

Esra Bilgiç
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 14, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
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 5 Hazal Kaya

Hazal Kaya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 6 Beren Saat

Beren Saat
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 26, 1984
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey

Beren Saat is a Turkish actress who has received critical appreciation for her acting since the beginning of her acting career. Some of the awards which she has won include Latina Turkish Awards and Golden Butterfly Awards. From 2008 to 2014, she was the highest-paid Turkish actress. Also known for her philanthropic efforts, Saat works closely with many charity organizations.

 7 Meryem Uzerli

Meryem Uzerli
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 12, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany

Turkish-German actor and model Meryem Uzerli soared to fame playing Hürrem Sultan in the Turkish series Muhteşem Yüzyıl, a role that earned her a Golden Butterfly Award. She has also appeared in German series such as Notruf Hafenkante and films such as Journey of No Return.

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 8 Fahriye Evcen

Fahriye Evcen
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 4, 1986
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Solingen, Germany

 9 Demet Özdemir

Demet Özdemir
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: February 26, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: İzmit, Turkey

 10 Neslihan Atagül

Neslihan Atagül
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 20, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 11 Saint Barbara

Saint Barbara
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Famous As: Saint
Birthdate: 0273 AD
Birthplace: Nicomedia
Died: 0308 AD

Saint Barbara was an early Christian Lebanese and Greek saint and martyr. She is also known as the Great Martyr Barbara in the Eastern Orthodox Church. Not much is known about her life and work as there is no mention of her in the authentic early Christian writings. She is considered one of the Fourteen Holy Helpers in Roman Catholicism. 

 12 Melisa Döngel

Melisa Döngel
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: September 18, 1999
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 13 Ebru Sahin

Ebru Sahin
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 14 Safiye Sultan

Safiye Sultan
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Famous As: Wife of Murad III
Birthdate: 1550 AD
Birthplace: Dukagjin highlands, Albania
Died: 1618 AD

 15 Özge Gürel

Özge Gürel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 16 Emine Erdoğan

Emine Erdoğan
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey

 17 Nurbanu Sultan

Nurbanu Sultan
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Famous As: Sultan Selim II
Birthdate: 1525 AD
Died: December 7, 1583

 18 Ayça Ayşin Turan

Ayça Ayşin Turan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 25, 1992
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sinop, Turkey
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 19 Bergüzar Korel

Bergüzar Korel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 20 Amine Gülşe Özil

Amine Gülşe Özil
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Famous As: Actress, Beauty pageant Winner
Birthdate: April 30, 1993
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gothenburg, Sweden

 21 Turhan Sultan

Turhan Sultan
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: 1627 AD
Birthplace: Slobodskaya Ukraina
Died: August 4, 1683

 22 Dilhan Eryurt

Dilhan Eryurt
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Famous As: Astrophysicist
Birthdate: November 29, 1926
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey
Died: September 13, 2012

 23 Burcu Özberk

Burcu Özberk
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: December 12, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Eskişehir, Turkiey

 24 Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: October 25, 1971
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France

 25 Farah Zeynep Abdullah

Farah Zeynep Abdullah
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Famous As: Actress, Singer
Birthdate: August 17, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beşiktaş, Istanbul, Turkey

 26 Serenay Sarıkaya

Serenay Sarıkaya
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey

 27 Nesrin Cavadzade

Nesrin Cavadzade
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: July 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baku, Azerbaijan

 28 Hande Soral

Hande Soral
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 22, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: İnegöl, Turkey

 29 Birce Akalay

Birce Akalay
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 30 Nurgül Yeşilçay

Nurgül Yeşilçay
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Famous As: Actress, Model
Birthdate: March 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Afyonkarahisar, Turkey

 31 Sevda Erginci

Sevda Erginci
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 3, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 32 Aslı Enver

Aslı Enver
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 10, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom

 33 Hilal Altınbilek

Hilal Altınbilek
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 11, 1991
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey

 34 Alina Boz

Alina Boz
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 14, 1998
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

 35 Vahide Perçin

Vahide Perçin
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Famous As: Actor
Birthdate: June 13, 1965
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: İzmir

 36 Öykü Karayel

Öykü Karayel
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 37 Sabiha Gökçen

Sabiha Gökçen
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Famous As: aviator
Birthdate: March 21, 1913
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bursa
Died: March 22, 2001

 38 Cansu Dere

Cansu Dere
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey

 39 Bige Önal

Bige Önal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 1, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 40 Deniz Baysal

Deniz Baysal
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey

 41 Didem Balçın

Didem Balçın
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 18, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey

 42 Hülya Darcan

Hülya Darcan
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: İzmir, Turkey

 43 Öznur Serçeler

Öznur Serçeler
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 1, 1987
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kayseri, Turkey

 44 Yıldız Çağrı Atiksoy

Yıldız Çağrı Atiksoy
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 45 Şafak Pekdemir

Şafak Pekdemir
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: June 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey

 46 Kösem Sultan

Kösem Sultan
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Famous As: Ottoman sultana
Birthdate: 1589 AD
Birthplace: Tinos, Republic of Venice (currently the territory of Greece)
Died: September 2, 1651

 47 Theodora

Theodora
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Famous As: Byzantine empresses
Birthdate: 0497 AD
Birthplace: Famagusta
Died: June 28, 0548

Theodora was an Eastern Roman empress who was married to Emperor Justinian. She was one of Justinian's chief advisers; she had a strong influence on Justinian. A saint in the Oriental Orthodox Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church, Theodora is commemorated on 28 June. Over the years, she has been the subject of several books, films, and video games.

 48 Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu

Leyla Lydia Tuğutlu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: October 29, 1989
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

 49 İrem Helvacıoğlu

İrem Helvacıoğlu
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 2, 1990
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Germany

 50 Ayda Field

Ayda Field
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: May 17, 1979
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Los Angeles County, California, USA