Ekrem İmamoğlu

Turkish politician, Mayor of İstanbul

Ekrem İmamoğlu (born 4 June 1970)[1] is a Turkish politician. He was Mayor of Istanbul from 17 April 2019 until 6 May 2019. He was elected in the March 2019 Istanbul mayoral election as the joint Nation Alliance candidate of the Republican People's Party (CHP) and the İYİ Party, then he was re-elected on 23 June 2019.[2]

Ekrem İmamoğlu
32nd Mayor of Istanbul
Assuming office
June 2019
SucceedingAli Yerlikaya (acting)
In office
17 April 2019 – 6 May 2019
Preceded byMevlüt Uysal
Succeeded byAli Yerlikaya (acting)
Mayor of Beylikdüzü
In office
April 2014 – 7 April 2019
Preceded byYusuf Uzun
Succeeded byMehmet Murat Çalık
Personal details
Born (1970-06-04) 4 June 1970 (age 51)
Akçaabat, Trabzon, Turkey
Political partyRepublican People's Party
Dilek Kaya (m. 1995)
Alma materIstanbul University

He was formerly the Mayor of Beylikdüzü, a western district of Istanbul, between 2014 and 2019.[3]


  1. İnan, Mert (20 December 2018). "ANAP'lı ailenin CHP'li çocuğur". Milliyet (in Turkish). Retrieved 7 April 2019.[timeframe?]
  2. Istanbul election rerun won by opposition, in blow to Erdogan
  3. "Ekrem İmamoğlu Kimdir" (in Turkish). ekremimamoglu.com. Archived from the original on 28 February 2019. Retrieved 28 February 2019.

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