Osman Örek

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Osman Örek
Prime Minister of the Turkish Federated State of Cyprus
In office
21 April 1978 – 12 December 1978
PresidentRauf Denktaş
Preceded byNejat Konuk
Succeeded byMustafa Çağatay
Leader of the National Unity Party
In office
18 April 1978 – 7 January 1979
Preceded byNejat Konuk
Succeeded byMustafa Çağatay
Member of the Assembly of Republic
In office
20 June 1976 – 23 June 1985
ConstituencyRepresentative member (1976, 1981)
Personal details
Born26 December 1925
Nicosia
Died24 March 1999(1999-03-24) (aged 73)
London
Political partyNational Unity Party

Osman Nuri Örek (26 December 1925 – 24 March 1999) was a Turkish Cypriot politician, lawyer, author, and academic.[1] He was born in Nicosia.

Upon the declaration of the Republic of Cyprus, Osman Örek became the first minister of defence of the new republic as well as being elected as the member of parliament for the Nicosia district.[2] He served as the speaker of the parliament from July 1976 to April 1978.[3] Örek also served as the prime minister of Turkish Federated State of Cyprus, holding this office during a short period from 21 April 1978 to 15 December 1978.[2]

He died in London, on 24 March 1999 at the age of 73.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ahmet Aydoğdu, Tarihsel Süreçte Kıbrıs Türk Seçimleri ve Yönetimleri, 2005, ISBN 978-975-98443-0-1, p. 20.
  2. ^ a b c "North Cyprus: People & Life - Osman Örek (1925-1999)".
  3. ^ Kuzey Kibris Türk Cumhuriyeti Cumhuriyet Meclisi. "GEÇMIS DÖNEM MECLIS BASKANLARI". www.cm.gov.nc.tr.
Political offices
Preceded by Prime minister of the Turkish Federated State of Cyprus
1978–1978
Succeeded by