Devlet Bahçeli

Turkish politician

Devlet Bahçeli (born 1 January 1948) is a Turkish politician and economist. He was the deputy prime minister from 1999 until 2002. In 1997, he was elected chairman of the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP).[1]


Devlet Bahçeli

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Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
28 May 1999 – 18 November 2002
Prime MinisterBülent Ecevit
Served withHüsamettin Özkan
Şükrü Sina Gürel
Cumhur Ersümer
Mesut Yılmaz
Preceded byHikmet Uluğbay
Succeeded byAbdüllatif Şener
Leader of the Nationalist Movement Party
Assumed office
6 July 1997
Preceded byAlparslan Türkeş
Member of the Grand National Assembly
Assumed office
22 July 2007
ConstituencyOsmaniye (2007, 2011, June 2015, Nov 2015, 2018)
In office
19 April 1999 – 18 November 2002
ConstituencyOsmaniye (1999)
Personal details
Born (1948-01-01) 1 January 1948 (age 74)
Bahçe, Osmaniye, Turkey
Political party Nationalist Movement Party (MHP)
Alma materGazi University
OccupationPolitician
ProfessionEconomist, academic
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ReferencesEdit

  1. "AK Party ratchets up rhetoric on bilingual and autonomy debate". Today's Zaman. 24 December 2010. Archived from the original on 25 December 2010. Retrieved 25 December 2010.