Ahmet Davutoğlu

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Ahmet Davutoğlu

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26th Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
28 August 2014 – 22 May 2016
PresidentRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Succeeded byBinali Yıldırım
43rd Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
1 May 2009 – 29 August 2014
Prime MinisterRecep Tayyip Erdoğan
Preceded byAli Babacan
Succeeded byMevlüt Çavuşoğlu
Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
28 June 2011 – 7 July 2018
ConstituencyKonya (2011, June 2015, Nov 2015)
Personal details
Born (1959-02-26) 26 February 1959 (age 63)
Taşkent, Turkey
Political partyJustice and Development Party
Spouse(s)Sare Davutoğlu (1984–present)
Alma materBoğaziçi University

Ahmet Davutoğlu (Turkish pronunciation: [ahˈmet davuˈtoːɫu] (audio speaker iconlisten); born 26 February 1959) is a Turkish politician. He was the Prime Minister of Turkey and leader of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) from August 2014 to May 2016.

Davutoğlu was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 2009 to 2014. He was elected as an AKP Member of Parliament for Konya in 2011 and was re-elected as an MP in 2015. He resigned as Prime Minister on 22 May 2016.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "PM Ahmet Davutoğlu Announces Resignation". Research Turkey. Archived from the original on 10 October 2017. Retrieved 8 May 2016.