|18th Prime Minister of Turkey|
21 September 1980 –13 December 1983
|Deputy|| Zeyyat Baykara |
|Preceded by||Turhan Feyzioğlu|
|Succeeded by||Turgut Özal|
|Born||24 April 1923|
Üsküdar, Ottoman Empire
|Died||23 December 2015 92) (aged|
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| Commander of the Turkish Naval Forces |
9 August 1977–10 August 1980
| Prime Minister of Turkey |
21 September 1980–13 December 1983
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