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Toprak ("soil")is a Turkish surname. Notable people with the name include:

Turkish language Turkic language (possibly Altaic)

Turkish, also referred to as Istanbul Turkish, is the most widely spoken of the Turkic languages, with around ten to fifteen million native speakers in Southeast Europe and sixty to sixty-five million native speakers in Western Asia. Outside Turkey, significant smaller groups of speakers exist in Germany, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Northern Cyprus, Greece, the Caucasus, and other parts of Europe and Central Asia. Cyprus has requested that the European Union add Turkish as an official language, even though Turkey is not a member state.

Mehmet Emin Toprak (businessman) Turkish businessman

Veli Mehmet Emin Toprak is a Turkish businessman. A member of the Toprak family, he is an active philanthropist and the inaugural elected president of the Istanbul International Yacht Club’s founding committee. He currently supports and advises the financial dealings of Democrats Abroad Turkey.

Mehmet Emin Toprak was a Turkish film actor.

Ömer Toprak Turkish footballer

Ömer Toprak is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a centre back for German club Borussia Dortmund and the Turkey national team.

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<i>Clouds of May</i> 1999 film by Nuri Bilge Ceylan

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Mehmed is the most common Turkish form of the Arabic name Muhammad (Arabic: محمد‎) and gains its significance from being the name of Muhammad, the prophet of Islam. Originally the intermediary vowels in the Arabic Muhammad were completed with an e in adoption to Turkish phonotactics, which spelled Mehemed, and the name lost the central e over time. Final devoicing of d to t is a regular process in Turkish. The prophet himself is referred to in Turkish using the archaic version, Muhammed.

Mehmet Emin Yurdakul Turkish politician

Mehmet Emin Yurdakul was a Turkish nationalist writer and politician. Being a ideologue of Pan-Turkism, his writings and poems had a major impact on defining the term vatan (Fatherland).

The Istanbul International Yacht Club was founded by Mehmet Emin Toprak to professionalize sailing in Turkish waters by establishing off-shore racing and one-design races and to further strengthen relationships between businessmen, and sailors. A committee that included the founding chair of Democrats Abroad Turkey, Brooks Emerson helped establish and internationalize the club.

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Mehmet Emin Koral Turkish general

Mehmet Emin Koral was an officer of the Ottoman Army and a general of the Turkish Army.

Pamukbank T.A.Ş. is a defunct Turkish bank. Founded in 1955 as a privately owned deposit bank, it was taken over by the government's TMSF in 2002 because of a $2.5bn capital shortfall, and merged into Halk Bankası in November 2004. At the time Pamukbank had 172 branches and 4000 employees.

Divitdar Mehmed Emin Pasha was an Ottoman statesman who served as grand vizier of the Ottoman Empire from 1750 to 1752. After this, he was exiled to Rethymno on Crete for three years.

Events in the year 2002 in Turkey.

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Mehmet Sabri Toprak Turkish politician

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