First Lady of the Republic of Turkey
Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbayanı
Flag of the President of Turkey.svg
Standard of the President
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Incumbent
Emine Erdoğan

since 28 August 2014
StyleMadame Erdoğan
ResidencePresidential Complex
Inaugural holderLatife Uşaki
Formation29 October 1923

The first lady of the Republic of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbayanı) is the wife of the President of Turkey.

Officeholders

No. Portrait Name
(Birth-Death)
Term in office President Note
Term start Term end Time in office
1
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Latife Uşaki
(1898-1975)
29 October 1923 5 August 1925 1 year, 280 days Mustafa Kemal Atatürk
2
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Mevhibe İnönü
(1897-1992)
11 November 1938 27 May 1950 11 years, 197 days İsmet İnönü
3
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Reşide Bayar
(1886-1962)
22 May 1950 27 May 1960 10 years, 5 days Celal Bayar
4
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Melahat Gürsel
(1900-1975)
27 May 1960 28 March 1966 5 years, 305 days Cemal Gürsel
5
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Atıfet Sunay
(1903-2002)
28 March 1966 28 March 1973 7 years, 0 days Cevdet Sunay
6
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Emel Korutürk
(1915-2013)
6 April 1973 6 April 1980 7 years, 0 days Fahri Korutürk
7
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Sekine Evren
(1922-1982)
12 September 1980 3 March 1982 1 year, 172 days Kenan Evren
8
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Semra Özal
(born 1934)
9 November 1989 7 April 1993 3 years, 149 days Turgut Özal
9
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Nazmiye Demirel
(1927-2013)
16 May 1993 16 May 2000 7 years, 0 days Süleyman Demirel
10
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Semra Sezer
(born 1944)
16 May 2000 28 August 2007 7 years, 104 days Ahmet Necdet Sezer
11
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Hayrünnisa Gül
(born 1965)
28 August 2007 28 August 2014 7 years, 0 days Abdullah Gül
12
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Emine Erdoğan
(born 1955)
28 August 2014 Incumbent
(Term end's in 9 July 2023)
8 years, 38 days Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

See also