Türkân Akyol

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Türkân Akyol (September 12, 1928 – September 7, 2017)[1][2] was a Turkish politician, physician and academic. She was the first Turkish female government minister,[3] and the first female university rector in Turkey.[4] She was born in Istanbul, Turkey. She served as Minister of State from 1992 through 1995.

Akyol died on 7 September 2017 in Ankara, Turkey of a lung infection at the age of 88.[5]

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