Famous Turkish Media Personalities

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Cenk Uygur
(Political Commentator & Creator and Host of 'The Young Turks')
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Birthdate: March 21, 1970
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey

Cenk Uygur is a Turkish-American journalist, attorney, media host, and political commentator. He is credited with creating a commentary and sociopolitical news program titled The Young Turks (TYT). He is also credited with co-founding Justice Democrats, a progressive political action committee in the United States.

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Ali Kemal
(Journalist)
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Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Fatih, Turkey
Died: November 6, 1922
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Tariq Aziz
(Politician, Diplomat, Journalist)
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Birthdate: April 28, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tel Keppe
Died: June 5, 2015
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Seçkin Özdemir
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Birthdate: August 25, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Uraz Kaygılaroğlu
(Actor, TV presenter)
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Birthdate: June 30, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Bülent Ecevit
(Politician, Writer, Poet, Translator, Journalist, Diplomat)
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Birthdate: May 28, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul
Died: November 5, 2006
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Cansu Dere
(Actress)
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Birthdate: October 14, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
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Acun Ilicali
(Entrepreneur)
Acun Ilicali
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Birthdate: May 29, 1969
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Edirne, Turkey
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Nur Fettahoğlu
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Birthdate: November 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Duisburg, Germany

Turkish-German actor Nur Fettahoğlu is best known for her performance as Mahidevran Sultan in the series Muhtesem Yüzyil, which has earned her several awards, such as the Beirut International Award for Best International Actress. She also holds a fashion design degree. She has also been a Sky Türk anchor.

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Aziz Nesin
(Poet, Writer, Novelist, Children's writer, Journalist, Author)
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Birthdate: December 20, 1915
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Heybeliada
Died: July 6, 1995
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Cem Yılmaz
(Stand-up Comedian, Actor)
Cem Yılmaz
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Birthdate: April 23, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fatih, Istanbul, Turkey
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Serhat
(Singer, Television presenter)
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Birthdate: October 24, 1964
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Hrant Dink
(Journalist)
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Birthdate: September 15, 1954
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Malatya
Died: January 19, 2007
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Sinem Öztürk
(Television presenter, Actress)
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Birthdate: January 9, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Defne Joy Foster
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Birthdate: September 2, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: İncirlik, Turkey
Died: February 2, 2011
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Namık Kemal
(Writer)
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Birthdate: December 21, 1840
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tekirdağ, Turkey
Died: December 2, 1888
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Sabahattin Ali
(Novelist, Journalist)
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Birthdate: February 25, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ardino, Bulgaria
Died: April 2, 1948
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Yaşar Kemal
(Screenwriter, Novelist, Writer, Journalist)
Yaşar Kemal
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Birthdate: October 6, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Gökçedam
Died: February 28, 2015
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Defne Samyeli
(TV presenter)
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Birthdate: March 17, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Leyla Zana
(Politician)
Leyla Zana
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Birthdate: May 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Silvan, Diyarbakır
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Ivana Sert
(Television personality)
Ivana Sert
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Birthdate: October 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Zaječar, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
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Selçuk Yöntem
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Birthdate: July 13, 1953
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Mehmet Ali Erbil
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Birthdate: February 8, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Ali Sunal
(Actor)
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Birthdate: September 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Nevşin Mengü
(Television presenter)
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Birthdate: May 2, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ankara, Turkey
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Okan Bayülgen
(Talk show host, Actor)
Okan Bayülgen
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Birthdate: March 23, 1964
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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İbrahim Şinasi
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Birthdate: August 5, 1826
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Constantinople, Turkey
Died: September 13, 1871
Yakup Kadri Karaosmanoğlu
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Birthdate: March 27, 1889
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Cairo, Egypt
Died: December 13, 1974
Halit Ziya Uşaklıgil
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Birthdate: 1866 AD
Birthplace: İstanbul, Turkey
Died: March 27, 1945
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Asena Tuğal
(Journalist, Actress)
Asena Tuğal
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Birthdate: August 28, 1984
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
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Duygu Asena
(Journalist)
Duygu Asena
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Birthdate: April 19, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Died: July 30, 2006
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İlhan Erdost
(Publisher)
İlhan Erdost
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Birthdate: December 17, 1944
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tokat
Died: November 7, 1980