Turkish Female Leaders

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 1 
Kösem Sultan
(Ottoman sultana)
Kösem Sultan
11
Birthdate: 1589 AD
Birthplace: Tinos, Republic of Venice (currently the territory of Greece)
Died: September 2, 1651
 2 
Emine Erdoğan
(Politician)
Emine Erdoğan
15
Birthdate: February 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey
 3 
Meral Akşener
(Politician)
Meral Akşener
9
Birthdate: July 18, 1956
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: İzmit, Turkey
 4 
Tansu Çiller
(22nd Prime Minister of Turkey)
Tansu Çiller
10
Birthdate: May 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
 5 
Ebru Timtik
(Lawyer)
Ebru Timtik
3
Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Turkey
Died: August 27, 2020
 6 
Canan Kaftancıoğlu
(Politician, Physician)
Canan Kaftancıoğlu
4
Birthdate: February 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ordu, Turkey
 7 
Leyla Zana
(Politician)
Leyla Zana
6
Birthdate: May 3, 1961
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Silvan, Diyarbakır
 8 
Pervin Buldan
(Politician)
Pervin Buldan
4
Birthdate: November 6, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hakkâri Province, Turkey
 9 
Mahinur Ozdemir
(Politician first female member of parliament with Hijab)
Mahinur Ozdemir
1
Birthdate: November 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Schaerbeek, Schaerbeek, Belgium

Mahinur Ozdemir is a Belgian politician who became the first woman to wear hijab or headscarf in a Belgian parliamentary assembly. She did this on 7 June 2009 when she was elected as member of the Parliament of the Brussels-Capital Region. Mahinur Ozdemir is also actively involved with many NGOs in Schaerbeek.