Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

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Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (UK: AIR-də-wan, US: -⁠wahn; Turkish: [ɾeˈdʒep tajˈjip ˈæɾdoaan] (listen); born 26 February 1954) is a Turkish politician serving as the current President of Turkey. He previously served as Prime Minister of Turkey from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998. He founded the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in 2001, leading it to election victories in 2002, 2007, and 2011 before being required to stand down upon his election as President in 2014. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has received more than 7,666,312 page views. His biography is available in 120 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 129th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranks 128 out of 14,801Before him are Maximilian I, Holy Roman Emperor, Kösem Sultan, Uthman, Abdul Hamid II, Akbar, and Otto I, Holy Roman Emperor. After him are Gustavus Adolphus of Sweden, Bayezid II, Mark Antony, Deng Xiaoping, Simón Bolívar, and Mustafa I.

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Among people born in 1954, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranks 2Before him is Angela Merkel. After him are Jackie Chan, Hugo Chávez, John Travolta, Denzel Washington, François Hollande, Jean-Claude Juncker, James Cameron, Shinzō Abe, Emir Kusturica, and Sócrates.

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Among people born in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranks 22 out of 901Before him are Bayezid I (1354), Galen (129), Osman I (1254), Murad I (1326), Mehmed III (1566), and Abdul Hamid II (1842). After him are Mustafa I (1591), Strabo (-64), Hesiod (-800), Murad II (1404), Nasreddin (1208), and Saint Barbara (300).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan ranks 13Before him are Murad III (1546), Bayezid I (1354), Osman I (1254), Murad I (1326), Mehmed III (1566), and Abdul Hamid II (1842). After him are Mustafa I (1591), Murad II (1404), Mehmed I (1386), Mehmed IV (1642), Ertuğrul (1198), and Suleiman II (1642).

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