- Yıldırım Akbulut
Yıldırım Akbulut (born 1935 in
Erzincan) is a Turkish politician, who was a leader of the Anavatan Partisi(Motherland Party), a former Prime Minister of Turkeyand twice the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey.
He was born 1935 in
Erzincan, Turkey as the son of a postman. DEFAULTSORT:After finishing the high school, Yıldırım Akbulut was educated in Law at Istanbul University. Following his graduating, he worked as a free-lance lawyer.
Entered politics, Akbulut was elected to the parliament from
Erzincanprovince. He served as Minister of Interior in the cabinet of Turgut Özal. He was then elected Speaker of the Parliament serving between December 24, 1987 and November 9, 1989.
On May 20, 1999, Yıldırım Akbulut was elected for the second time Speaker of the Grand National Assembly that lasted until September 30, 2000.
He is married and has three children.
* [http://www.worldwhoswho.com/views/entry.html?id=akb-0226 Akbulut, Yildirim] International Who's Who. accessed September 1, 2006.
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