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Famous Turks

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

E continued

  • Reha Erdem film director
  • Nehir Erdogan actress
  • Recep Tayyip Erdogan politician
  • Selim Erdogan poet
  • Yilmaz Erdogan filmmaker
  • Nese Erdok painter
  • John Eren politician
  • Sertab Erener singer
  • Gulben Ergen singer
  • Halit Ergenc actor
  • Haydar Ergulen poet
  • Genco Erkal actor
  • Oner Erkan actor
  • Yasar Erkan Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Ece Erken actress
  • Ulvi Cemal Erkin composer
  • Fatih Erkoc musician
  • Hasibe Erkoc boxer
  • Metin Erksan film director
  • Didem Erol actress
  • Seyhan Erozcelik poet
  • Neset Ertas singer
  • Mehmet Erte poet
  • Munir Ertegun diplomat
  • Muhsin Ertugrul actor
  • Ibrahim Hakki Erzurumi philosopher
  • Aydin Esen jazz musician
  • Itir Esen actress
  • Esmeray singer
  • Yonca Evcimik singer, actress
  • Erol Evgin singer
  • Kenan Evren former president
  • Bedri Rahmi Eyuboglu painter
F
  • Molla Semseddin Fenari Islamic theologian
  • Sebnem Ferah singer
  • Idil Firat actress
  • Tardu Flordun actor
G
  • Erol Gelenbe scientist
  • Hazan Gemici Olympic medalist, wrestler
  • Orhan Gencebay musician
  • Leyla Gencer opera singer
  • Erkan Genis artist
  • Fatma Girik actress
  • Coskun Gogen actor
  • Bahadir Gokay painter
  • Sahan Gokbakar comedian
  • Goksel singer
  • Gul Golge actress
  • Aysen Gruda actress
  • Abdullah Gul president
  • Muammer Guler politician
  • Hatice Guleryuz artist
  • Gulsen singer
  • Ragip Gumuspala politician
  • Damla Gunay archer
  • Izzet Gunay actor
  • Ebgin Gunaydin actor
  • Erol Gunaydin actor
  • Ebru Gundes singer
  • Burcu Gunes singer
  • Salih Guney actor
  • Yilmaz Guney film director
  • Asli Gungor singer
  • Mehmet Gunsur actor
  • Resat Nuri Guntekin novelist
  • Nazmi Ziya Guran painter
  • Seden Gurel singer
  • Mehmet Gureli writer
  • Senay Gurler actress
  • Adburrahman Nafiz Gurman former general
  • Muslum Gurses singer
  • Feza Gursey mathematician
H
  • Ismail Hacioglu actor
  • Fikret Hakan actor
  • Tunc Hamarat chess player
  • Osman Hamdi statesman
  • Hayati Hamzaoglu actor
  • Hepsi music group
  • Nazim Hikmet poet
  • Oktay Rifat Horozcu writer
  • Humeyra actress
  • Ediz Hun actor
  • Cemal Hunal actor
I
  • Masatoshi Gunduz Ikeda mathematician
  • Hulya Vurnal Ikizgul artist
  • Rifat Ilgaz poet
  • Attila Ilhan poet
  • Colpan Ilhan actress
  • Marsel Ilhan tennis player
  • Mufid Ilhan politician
  • Baki Ilkin diplomat
  • Tunch Ilkin football player, sports broadcaster
  • Ersan Ilyasova basketball player
  • Kenan Imirzalioglu actor
  • Cetin Inanc film director
  • Kadir Inanir actor
  • Turker Inanoglu screenwriter, film director, producer
  • Sabit Ince poet
  • Erdal Inonu politician
  • Ismet Inonu former prime minister, former president
  • Cagan Irmak film director
  • Mehmet Ali Irtemcelik former ambassador

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This page was last updated on April 7, 2017.