|First Lady of Turkey|
28 August 2014
|President||Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|
|Preceded by||Hayrünnisa Gül|
21 February 1955
Üsküdar, Istanbul, Turkey
|Political party||Justice and Development Party|
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan (m. 1978)
|Children||4 (inc. Ahmet Burak and Bilal)|
|Residence||Presidential Palace (official)|
Emine Erdoğan (born Emine Gülbaran; 21 February 1955) is the wife of President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the First Lady of Turkey.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is a Turkish politician serving as the 12th and current President of Turkey since 2014. He previously served as Prime Minister from 2003 to 2014 and as Mayor of Istanbul from 1994 to 1998. He founded the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in 2001, leading it to general election victories in 2002, 2007 and 2011 before standing down upon his election as President in 2014. Coming from an Islamist political background and as a self-described conservative democrat, he has promoted socially conservative and liberal economic policies in his administration. Under his administration, Turkey has experienced democratic backsliding.
Emine Erdoğan was born in Üsküdar, Istanbul. She is of Arab descent, her family comes from the south-eastern province of Siirtand the youngest child of a family of five children. She attended Mithat Paşa Akşam Art School, but left before graduation.
Üsküdar, traditionally known in Italian and English as Scutari, is a large and densely populated district and municipality of Istanbul, Turkey, on the Anatolian shore of the Bosphorus. It is bordered on the north by Beykoz, on the east by Ümraniye, on the southeast by Ataşehir, on the south by Kadıköy, and on the west by the Bosphorus, with the areas of Beşiktaş, Beyoğlu, and Eminönü on the opposite shore. It is home to about half a million people. Üsküdar is also the usual name for the historic center of the municipality.
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Erdoğan joined the "Idealist Women's Association". During these activities she met Recep Tayyip Erdoğan at a conference. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Emine Gülbaran married on 4 February 1978. The couple has four children: Ahmet Burak Erdoğan, Sümeyye, who married defense industrialist engineer Selçuk Bayraktar in May 2016,Necmettin Bilal, and Esra.
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