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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  1. ANKARA (AA). "Son dakika... Türkiye'nin ilk kadın bakanı Türkan Akyol hayatını kaybetti". www.hurriyet.com.tr.
  2. "Türkiye'nin ilk kadın bakanı Türkan Akyol vefat etti". NTV. 7 September 2017.
  3. "Türk kadınının ilkleri". Hürriyet (in Turkish). 1998-10-10. Retrieved 2013-02-08.
  4. "Ankara Üniversitesi Rektörleri-Prof. Dr. Türkan Akyol" (in Turkish). Ankara University. Archived from the original on 2012-05-13. Retrieved 2013-02-08.
  5. "Türkiye'nin ilk kadın bakanı Türkan Akyol öldü".

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