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German Turks in Politics

Cem Özdemir
Cem Özdemir from the Green Party, the most famous of German-Turkish politicians

In 1994 the first MP of Turkish origin was elected to the Bundestag: Cem Ozdemir for the Greens.

Currently there are 5 MPs of Turkish origins in the German Bundestag (0.8 percent):

Lale Akgün (SPD)

 

Lale Akgün (SPD)

  Sevim Dagdelen (Linke)  

Sevim Dagdelen (Linke)

  Hakki Keskin (Linke)  

Hakki Keskin (Linke)

 

 

 

     
     

Ekin Deligöz (Greens)

 

Ekin Deligöz (Greens)

  Hüseyin-Kenan Aydin (Linke)  

Hüseyin-Kenan Aydin (Linke)

     

Turks are also present in many regional parliaments. In the regional parliament of Berlin there are 149 parliamentarians, 7 of which are of Turkish or Kurdish origin (4.7 percent):

Dilek Kolat (SPD)

 

Dilek Kolat (SPD)

  Canan Bayram (SPD)  

Canan Bayram (SPD)

  Ozcan Mutlu (Greens)  

Ozcan Mutlu (Greens)

 

 

 

     
     

Bilkay Oney (Greens)

 

Bilkay Oney (Greens)

  Evrim Baba (Die Linke)  

Evrim Baba (Die Linke)

  Giyasettin Sayan (Die Linke)  

Giyasettin Sayan (Die Linke)

   
     
     
Emine Demirbüken (CDU)  

Emine Demirbüken (CDU)

     
     
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