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Rahşan Ecevit
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Leader of the Democratic Left Party
In office
14 November 1985 – 13 September 1987
Preceded by Position established
Succeeded by Bülent Ecevit
Chairman of the Democratic Left People's Party
In office
17 January 2010 – 12 June 2010
Preceded by Hulki Cevizoğlu
Succeeded by party closed
Personal details
Born
Zekiye Rahşan Aral

(1923-12-17)17 December 1923
Bursa, Turkey
Died 17 January 2020(2020-01-17) (aged 96)
Gülhane Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Ankara, Turkey
Political party Democratic Left Party (1985–2009), Democratic Left People's Party (2009–2010), Republican People's Party (2010–)
Spouse(s)
Bülent Ecevit
(m. 1946; died 2006)
Alma mater Robert College
Profession Politician, writer & painter

Rahşan Ecevit (née Aral; 17 December 1923 – 17 January 2020) was a Turkish politician. She was the widow of Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit. She was the founder of the Democratic Left People's Party. From 1985 through 1987, she was the party's leader. In 2010, she was the party's chairman. Ecevit was born in Bursa, Turkey.

Ecevit died on 17 January 2020 at the age of 96.

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