Abdullah Gül

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Abdullah Gül
11th President of Turkey
In office
28 August 2007 – 28 August 2014
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Ahmet Necdet Sezer
Succeeded by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
18 November 2002 – 14 March 2003
President Ahmet Necdet Sezer
Preceded by Bülent Ecevit
Succeeded by Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
28 March 2003 – 28 August 2007
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Mehmet Ali Şahin
Succeeded by Cemil Çiçek
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
14 March 2003 – 28 August 2007
Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded by Yaşar Yakış
Succeeded by Ali Babacan
Personal details
Born 29 October 1950 (1950-10-29) (age 63)
Kayseri, Turkey
Other political
affiliations
Welfare (1991–1997)
Virtue (1997–2001)
Justice and Development (2001–2007)
Spouse(s) Hayrünnisa Gül (m. 1980)
Children Ahmet Münir, Kübra, Mehmet Emre
Alma mater Istanbul University
University of Exeter
Religion Sunni Islam
Website tccb.gov.tr

Abdullah Gül (born 29 October 1950) is the former President of Turkey. He served from 2007 to 2014. He was Prime Minister from 2002 to 2003, and as Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2003 to 2007.

Gül was born on 29 October 1950 in Kayseri, Turkey. He studied at Istanbul University and at the University of Exeter. Gül has been married to Hayrünnisa Gül since 1980. They had three children.

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