Tansu Çiller

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Tansu Çiller
(Tansu Çiller) Rueda de prensa de Felipe González y la primera ministra de Turquía. Pool Moncloa. 16 de noviembre de 1995 (cropped) (cropped).jpeg
22nd Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
25 June 1993 – 6 March 1996
PresidentSüleyman Demirel
DeputyMurat Karayalçın
Hikmet Çetin
Deniz Baykal
Preceded bySüleyman Demirel
Succeeded byMesut Yılmaz
Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
28 June 1996 – 30 June 1997
Prime MinisterNecmettin Erbakan
Preceded byNahit Menteşe
Succeeded byİsmet Sezgin
36th Minister of Foreign Affairs
In office
28 June 1996 – 30 June 1997
Prime MinisterNecmettin Erbakan
Preceded byEmre Gönensay
Succeeded byİsmail Cem
Minister of State
(Responsible for Economy)
In office
21 November 1991 – 25 June 1993
Prime MinisterSüleyman Demirel
Personal details
Born (1946-05-24) 24 May 1946 (age 72)
Istanbul, Turkey
Political partyTrue Path Party
Spouse(s)Özer Uçuran Çiller
Alma materUniversity of New Hampshire
University of Connecticut
Yale University
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Tansu Çiller (born 24 May 1946) is a Turkish economist and politician. She was the 22nd Prime Minister of Turkey from 1993 to 1996.

Çiller is Turkey's first and only female prime minister. She was the leader of the True Path Party. She was the Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey and Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1996 to 1997.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Arat, Yeşim (1998) "A women prime minister in Turkey: did it matter?" Women & Politics, 19(4): 1-22; Jensen, Jane (2008) Women political leaders: breaking the highest glass ceiling New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 41-2, 131; Skard, Torild (2014) "Tansu Çiller" in Women of power - Half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide, Bristol: Policy Press, ISBN 978-1-44731-578-0, pp. 392-3