How old is Erdogan of Turkey?

67 years (February 26, 1954)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan/Age

When was Erdogan born?

February 26, 1954 (age 67 years)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan/Date of birth

Who was Tayyab Erdogan?

He previously served as Prime Minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998. He founded the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in 2001, leading it to election victories in 2002, 2007, and 2011 before being required to stand down upon his election as President in 2014.

Who founded Turkey?

The history of modern Turkey begins with the foundation of the republic on October 29, 1923, with Atatürk as its first president. The government was formed from the Ankara-based revolutionary group, led by Mustafa Kemal Atatürk and his colleagues.

Is there any Hindu in Turkey?

Most Indians are Hindu and the community forms the bulk of Hindus in Turkey. In recent times, there have been efforts to promote tourism and culture from India as a means of developing the community and establishing better relations with Turkish society.

Who is Recep Tayyip Erdogan and what is his background?

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is the 12th President of Turkey. He formerly served as the Prime Minister of Turkey and was also the Mayor of İstanbul. He is the founder of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and led it to three general election victories. He has an Islamist political background.

When was Recep Tayyip Erdogan elected mayor of Istanbul?

In 1994 Erdoğan was elected mayor of Istanbul on the ticket of the Welfare Party. The election of the first-ever Islamist to the mayoralty shook the secularist establishment, but Erdoğan proved to be a competent and canny manager.

What did Erdogan say about population growth in Turkey?

Erdoğan supported the continuation of Turkey’s high population growth rate and, in 2008, commented that to ensure the Turkish population remained young every family would need to have at least three children.

How old was Erdogan when he started playing football?

During his youth, Erdoğan would play football. Between 1969 and 1982, he played local football and when he was 16 years old, he is believed to have transferred to amateur league football. Fenerbahce, one of the country’s best teams, wanted to sign him but his father opposed it.