Necdet Uğur

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Necdet Uğur
Ministry of Interior
In office
21 June 1977 – 21 July 1977
Preceded by Sabahattin Özbek
Succeeded by Korkut Özal
Minister of National Education
In office
5 January 1978 – 12 November 1979
Preceded by Nahit Menteşe
Succeeded by Orhan Cemal Fersoy
Personal details
Born 1923
Mecitözü, Çorum Province, Turkey
Died 27 September 2004
İstanbul, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Political party Republican People's Party (CHP)
Alma mater Ankara University
Occupation Politician

Necdet Uğur (full name Mustafa Necdet Uğur) was a former politician in Turkey

Early life

He was born in 1923 in Mecitözü ilçe (district) of Çorum Province. In 1944 he graduated from the Faculty of Political Science, of Ankara University. He served as chief security director of several Turkish Provinces including İstanbul and İzmir.[1] In 1963 before the Turkish local elections, 1963 he was appointed as the İstanbul mayor to serve up to the election date. However he didn't run for the office in the elections.

Political life

After 1968 he attended politics in Republican People's Party (CHP) and became the speaker of the İstanbul branch of his party. On 11 October 1969 by the Turkish general election, 1969, he was elected to the lower house. He was also elected in 1973 and 1977 elections. In the short-lived 40th government of Turkey he was the Minister of Interior (1977).[2] In the 42nd government of Turkey he was the Minister of National Education (1978-1979).[3] After 1980 Turkish coup d'état like all senior politicians he abandoned politics . But in 1987 he became a member of Social Democrat Populist Party (SHP).


He wrote two books; İsmet İnönü and Alla Turca'nın Sonu.[4] First book is on İsmet İnönü the former speaker of CHP and one of the friends of Atatürk, the founder of Turkish Republic. The second book is on criticism of the inadequacy of Turkish policy in the information age [5]


He died on 27 September 2004 in İstanbul.[1]


  1. ^ a b Biyografya page (in Turkish)
  2. ^ Parliament Page 40th gov.(in Turkish)
  3. ^ Parliament Page 42nd gov. (in Turkish)
  4. ^ Books page (in Turkish)
  5. ^ Back cover info (in Turkish)
Preceded by
Sabahattin Özbek
Minister of Interior
21 June 1977 – 21 July 1977
Succeeded by
Korkut Özal
Preceded by
Nahit Menteşe
Minister of National Education
5 January 1978 – 12 November 1979
Succeeded by
Orhan Cemal Fersoy

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