Meral Akşener

Meral Akşener

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1, 2003 (age 14)
Beverly Hills, CA

Meral Akşener About

Turkish politician who is known for having served as the Minister of the Interior under Prime Minister Necmettin Erbakan. She is also known for having served as Deputy Speaker of the Grand National Assembly and Leader of the Iyi Party. 

Meral Akşener Before Fame

She studied History at Istanbul University and earned her PhD in history from Marmara University. She started her career as a lecturer at Universities before she left in 1994 to enter politics and run as Deputy of Istanbul Province with the True Path Party. 

Meral Akşener Trivial Things

She was a Presidential candidate during the 2018 election after having formed her own political party. 

Meral Akşener Family Life

She was born and raised in Izmit, Turkey and in 1980, she married Tuncer Aksener. Together they have one child. 

Meral Akşener Associated With

She split with MHP leadership in 2016 after  Recep Tayyip Erdogan  announced his bid to transform Turkey's constitution.