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|7th Prime Minister of Turkey|
10 September 1947 –16 January 1949
|Preceded by||Recep Peker|
|Succeeded by||Şemsettin Günaltay|
|Member of the Grand National Assembly|
28 June 1923 –2 May 1954
|Constituency||Trabzon (1923, 1927, 1931, 1935, 1939, 1943, 1946, 1950)|
Trabzon, Ottoman Empire
|Died||29 July 1960 74–75) (aged|
|Political party||Republican People's Party|
|Alma mater||Mekteb-i Mülkiye|
Hasan Saka (1885 – 29 July 1960) was a Turkish politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Prime Minister of Turkey.
He graduated from "Mülkiye Mektebi" (School of Civil Service) in 1908. Hasan Saka started working for government in "Divan-ı Muhasebat" (Council of Accounts). He was sent to France for further education by the Ottoman government in 1909. After graduating from the School of Political Science with a Diplomacy major, he returned home to continue his prior job.
He was elected as a member of the Ottoman Parliament in Istanbul at its last term and kept his position until the parliament was closed. He was elected as a member of Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) from Trabzon at its first term on 28 January 1921. He was a member of Turkish delagate in Lausanne Conference .
Saka was appointed as Minister of Foreign Affairs on 13 September 1944. He quit this position on 9 September 1947 when the entire cabinet resigned.
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He died on 29 July 1960 in Istanbul, and was laid to rest at the Zincirlikuyu Cemetery.
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