The prime minister was the leader of a political coalition in the Turkish parliament (Meclis) and the leader of the cabinet.
The last holder of the position is Binali Yıldırım who took office on 24 May 2016. The vote to transform the nation to a presidential system in the constitutional referendum of 2017 means the office was removed after the general election of 2018.
Prime ministers[change | change source]
Living former prime ministers[change | change source]
|Tansu Çiller||May 24, 1946|
|Abdullah Gül||October 29, 1949|
|Recep Tayyip Erdoğan||February 26, 1954|
|Ahmet Davutoğlu||February 26, 1959|
|Binali Yıldırım||December 20, 1955|