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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Profession: President of Turkey

Nationality:
Turkey
Turkish

Born: February 26, 1954
Birthplace: Istanbul, Turkey
Age: 66 years old

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Pisces

Events in the Life of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

  • 2007-04-14 At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
  • 2017-04-16 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan wins referendum on 18-article constitutional reform package
  • 2018-06-24 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan wins second term with president's AK Party winning 42% parliamentary votes
  • 2018-10-23 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan rejects Saudi claim journalist Jamal Khashoggi killed accidentally, says it was premeditated murder
  • 2018-10-29 New mega airport opened in Istanbul by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, planning to be world' busiest with 90 million passengers by 2021
  • 2019-10-17 Turkey agrees to a ceasefire in Northern Syria for 5 days to allow withdrawal of Kurdish troops, after talks between US VP Mike Pence and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  • 2019-10-22 Russian President Vladimir Putin and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan agree deal to jointly control former Kurdish territory in Northern Syria
  • 2020-03-02 Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey can not longer enforce 2016 deal with EU to stop migrants entering Europe, warns millions may try
  • 2020-07-10 Sixth century cathedral Hagia Sophia turned into a mosque by decree issued by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (converted to a mosque 1453-1934)

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