22 Notable alumni of
Anadolu University

Anadolu University is 1048th in the world, 223rd in Asia, and 12th in Turkey by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 22 notable alumni from Anadolu University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Nurgül Yeşilçay

    Nurgül Yeşilçay
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    film actorstage actor
    Biography

    Nurgül Yeşilçay is a Turkish actress and model. She is one of the most famous and successful actresses in Turkey.

  2. Erkan Petekkaya

    Erkan Petekkaya
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    television actoractorfilm actor
    Biography

    Erkan Petekkaya is a Turkish actor. He has starred in several television drama series including Beyaz Gelincik (White Poppies) (2005–07), Sessiz Fırtına (Silent Storm) (2007–08) Öyle Bir Geçer Zaman ki ("As Time Goes By") (2010–12), Dila Hanım (2012–14) and Paramparça (Broken Pieces) (2014–17).

  3. Gökhan Özoğuz

    Gökhan Özoğuz
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Gökhan Özoğuz is the lead vocalist and guitarist of the Turkish ska-punk band Athena. He is the twin brother of fellow band member Hakan Özoğuz, and a founder member of the band. He performs a broad field of music from rhythm and blues to punk rock.

  4. Beyazıt Öztürk

    Beyazıt Öztürk
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actortelevision presenter
    Biography

    Beyazıt Öztürk, also known as Beyaz, is a Turkish television personality, standup comedian and actor. He is the host of Beyaz Show, a popular Turkish talk show. In 2018, he became one of the judges on O Ses Türkiye, the Turkish version of The Voice.

  5. Yılmaz Büyükerşen

    Yılmaz Büyükerşen
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1937-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Yılmaz Büyükerşen is a Turkish politician, educator and current mayor of Eskişehir.

  6. Nabi Avcı

    Nabi Avcı
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nabi Avcı is a Turkish academic, writer and politician who was formerly chief advisor to the Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

  7. Yalçın Akdoğan

    Yalçın Akdoğan
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politicianjournalist
    Biography

    Yalçın Akdoğan is a Turkish politician who served as Deputy Prime Minister of Turkey from 2014 to 2016. A member of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP), Akdoğan became a Member of Parliament representing Ankara's first electoral district at the 2011 general election and was re-elected in June 2015. Prior to being elected Akdoğan was an academic and a journalist, having taught at the Bahçeşehir Üniversitesi and Anadolu University and written for Yeni Şafak and Star among others. He named Traditionalist authors René Guénon and Seyyed Hossein Nasr as his favourite writers.

  8. Levent Üzümcü

    Levent Üzümcü
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    television actoractor
    Biography

    Levent Üzümcü is a Turkish actor.

  9. Muhittin Böcek

    Muhittin Böcek
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Muhittin Böcek is a Turkish politician from the Republican People's Party serving as the mayor of Antalya since 8 April 2019. He served as the mayor of Konyaaltı, a district of Antalya, from 1999 to 2019.

  10. Hasan Kabze

    Hasan Kabze
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Hasan Salih Kabze is a Turkish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Altınordu. Formerly, he played for Bucaspor, Çanakkale Dardanelspor, Galatasaray SK, Rubin Kazan, Montpellier HSC, Orduspor, Konyaspor, Akhisar Belediyespor, and Sivasspor. In 2006, he made seven appearances for the international scoring twice.

  11. Veli Ağbaba

    Veli Ağbaba
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Veli Ağbaba is a Turkish politician from the Republican People's Party (CHP), who has served as a Member of Parliament for Malatya since 12 June 2011.

  12. Ahmet Mücahid Ören

    Ahmet Mücahid Ören
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1972-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    businesspersonentrepreneur
    Biography

    Ahmet Mücahid Ören, is the chairman and current CEO of İhlas Holding, Ören studied economics at Anadolu University and also trained as a computer systems specialist.

  13. Erdoğan Toprak

    Erdoğan Toprak
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1961-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Erdoğan Toprak is a Turkish politician and businessman from the Republican People's Party (CHP), who has served as the Member of Parliament for İstanbul's third electoral district since 2011. Having served as the MP for the same district between 1995 and 2002 as a member of the Democratic Left Party (DSP), he served as the Minister of State responsible for Youth and Sports in the coalition government of Bülent Ecevit, before losing his seat at the 2002 general election. Re-elected as an MP in the 2011 general election and again in June 2015, Toprak currently serves as the Deputy Leader of the CHP since 25 December 2010. He was offered, but declined, a ministerial position by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu during the formation of an interim election government in August 2015.

  14. Betül Cemre Yıldız

    Betül Cemre Yıldız
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1989-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    chess playerlawyer
    Biography

    Betül Cemre Yıldız Kadıoğlu is a top female chess player from Turkey. She is a Woman Grandmaster (WGM), and won the Turkish women's championship eleven times in total. She became in 2004 Woman International Master (WIM), and was awarded the title Woman Grandmaster in 2012, becoming the first ever Turkish WGM. Yıldız won the bronze medal at the World Under-18 Girls Championship of 2007 and at the World Junior Girls Championship of 2009.

  15. Fehmi Demir

    Fehmi Demir
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1957-2015 (aged 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Fehmi Demir was a Turkish politician of Kurdish origin who served as the leader of the Rights and Freedoms Party (HAK-PAR) from October 2014 until his death a year later in October 2015. He advocated a federalist agenda, in favour of splitting Turkey into several federal states in order to give the Kurdish dominated regions more political autonomy.

  16. Ahmet Çakır

    Ahmet Çakır
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ahmet Çakır is a Turkish politician and Mayor of Malatya since 29 March 2009.

  17. Tuğba Hezer Öztürk

    Tuğba Hezer Öztürk
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Tuğba Hezer Öztürk is a Turkish politician from Kurdish descent of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) and a former Member of the Grand National Assembly for of Van.

  18. Cenk Enes Özer

    Cenk Enes Özer
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Cenk Enes Özer is a Turkish novelist.

  19. Gülsüm Kav

    Gülsüm Kav
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1971-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    physicianwritercolumnistacademicwomen's rights activist
    Biography

    Gülsüm Kav is a Turkish feminist activist, writer and doctor. She is one of the founders of the organisation We Will Stop Femicide Platform, who raise awareness of gender-based violence in Turkey and campaign on behalf of the families of victims of femicide.

  20. Yüksel Yılmaz

    Yüksel Yılmaz
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    economistwriter
    Biography

    Yüksel Yılmaz is a sijo, writer, economist, founded of JKD Kulelkavido, general president.

  21. Serpil İskenderoğlu

    Serpil İskenderoğlu
    Born in
    Turkey Flag Turkey
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    handball player
    Biography

    Serpil İskenderoğlu is a Turkish female handballer in the field player position. She is a member of the Turkish national team.

  22. Abdullah Ekşioğlu

    Abdullah Ekşioğlu
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    film director
    Biography

    Abdullah Eksioglu is a Turkish film director, screenwriter and film producer.