Veysel Atasoy

Turkish politician and minister
Veysel Atasoy
Minister of Transport
In office
13 December 1983 – 16 September 1987
PresidentTurgut Özal 22
Preceded byMustafa Aydın Aysan
Succeeded byİhsan Pekel
Minister of Energy and Natural Resources
In office
25 June 1993 – 5 October 1995
PresidentTansu Çiller
Preceded byMehmet Ersin Faralyalı
Succeeded byŞinasi Altıner
Member of the Grand National Assembly
ConstituencyZonguldak (1983, 1987, 1995, 1999)
Antalya (1991)
Personal details
Born1947 (1947)
Zonguldak, Turkey
Died24 August 2004(2004-08-24) (aged 56–57)
Ankara, Turkey
OccupationPolitician

Veysel Atasoy (1947, Zonguldak – 24 August 2004, Ankara) was a Turkish politician who served as the Minister of Transport in the 45th government of Turkey and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources in the 50th government of Turkey.

Early and personal life

Atasoy was born in 1947 in Zonguldak. He attended the Kabataş High School before going to the Faculty of Political Science of Ankara University in 1971 and the Institution of Social Science at Istanbul University.[1] He had two children.[2] His sister was married with Turkish singer Osman Yağmurdereli [tr].[3]

Career

He was one of the founding members of the Motherland Party.[4] He served as the Minister of Transport in the 45th government of Turkey and the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources in the 50th government of Turkey.[1] Additionally, he was a member of the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st Parliaments of Turkey from the Motherland Party and the True Path Party.[5]

Death

Atasoy died on 24 August 2004 after being admitted to hospital for complications with his pulmonary pleurae. He was buried on 26 August at the Cebeci Asri Cemetery.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b "Veysel Atasoy". Batı Karadeniz Kalkınma Birliği. Archived from the original on 17 July 2020. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  2. ^ "Veysel Atasoy". Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Archived from the original on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  3. ^ Hilal Uştuk (1 August 2021). "Türk müziğinin güler yüzü: Osman Yağmurdereli". Anadolu Agency. Archived from the original on 10 August 2022. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  4. ^ a b "Eski Bakan Veysel Atasoy vefat etti". CNN Türk. 24 August 2004. Archived from the original on 24 January 2022. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
  5. ^ "Veysel Atasoy kimdir?". Yeni Akit. Archived from the original on 11 May 2021. Retrieved 10 August 2022.
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