Abdullah Gül

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Abdullah Gül
Abdullah Gül 2011-06-07.jpg
11th President of Turkey
In office
28 August 2007 – 28 August 2014
Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byAhmet Necdet Sezer
Succeeded byRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
18 November 2002 – 14 March 2003
PresidentAhmet Necdet Sezer
Preceded byBülent Ecevit
Succeeded byRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
28 March 2003 – 28 August 2007
Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byMehmet Ali Şahin
Succeeded byCemil Çiçek
Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
14 March 2003 – 28 August 2007
Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byYaşar Yakış
Succeeded byAli Babacan
Personal details
Born (1950-10-29) 29 October 1950 (age 68)
Kayseri, Turkey
Other political
affiliations
Welfare (1991–1997)
Virtue (1997–2001)
Justice and Development (2001–2007)
Spouse(s)Hayrünnisa Gül (m. 1980)
ChildrenAhmet Münir, Kübra, Mehmet Emre
Alma materIstanbul University
University of Exeter
ReligionSunni Islam
Websitetccb.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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