Ekin Deligöz

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Ekin Deligöz
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Ekin Deligöz, 2014
Personal details
Born (1971-04-21) April 21, 1971 (age 43)
Tokat, Turkey
Citizenship German
Political party Alliance '90/The Greens
Children Two
Alma mater
Occupation Politician
Religion Islam
Website ekin-deligoez.de
Video statement (2014)

Ekin Deligöz (born 21 April 1971 in Tokat, Turkey) is a Turkish-German politician, member of Alliance '90/The Greens. She currently serves as a member of the German Bundestag.

Early life[edit]

Born in Tokat, Turkey, Ekin's family moved to West Germany in 1979. She attended school in Weißenhorn and afterwards partook in Administrative Studies in Konstanz and Vienna earning a degree in 1998. In February 1997, she acquired the German citizenship.


Ekin joined the Greens as a student member and belonged to the Bavaria of the Greens youth. Since 1998, she is a member of the Bundestag. She entered the Bundestag in 2002, and was re-elected in 2005 and 2009. In 2009, she was appointed deputy spokesperson of her party's parliamentary group.[1]

Deligöz was re-elected for the fourth time into the federal parliament following the 2013 election. She is one of the eleven politicians of Turkish descent, who won a seat in the federal parliament including seven women.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Ekin Deligöz is married with two children.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Türk kökenli vekillerin yükselişi". Dünya (in Turkish). 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2013-09-24. 

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