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The Prime Minister of the Republic of Turkey (Turkish: Türkiye Cumhuriyeti Başbakanı) was the head of government of the Republic of Turkey from 1920 to 2018.

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

List of Prime Ministers of Turkey

Living former Prime Ministers

Prime Minister Born
Yıldırım Akbulut November 15, 1935 (1935-11-15) (age 84)
Tansu Çiller May 24, 1946 (1946-05-24) (age 74)
Mesut Yılmaz November 6, 1947 (1947-11-06) (age 72)
Abdullah Gül October 29, 1949 (1949-10-29) (age 70)
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan February 26, 1954 (1954-02-26) (age 66)
Ahmet Davutoğlu February 26, 1959 (1959-02-26) (age 61)
Binali Yıldırım December 20, 1955 (1955-12-20) (age 64)
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