Mustafa Kalemli

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Dr.
Mustafa Kalemli
Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey
In office
January 25, 1996 – September 30, 1997
President Süleyman Demirel
Prime Minister Tansu Çiller
Mesut Yılmaz
Necmettin Erbakan
Mesut Yılmaz
Preceded by İsmet Sezgin
Succeeded by Hikmet Çetin
Minister of Forest
In office
August 26, 1991 – November 20, 1991
Prime Minister Mesut Yılmaz
Preceded by İlker Tuncay
Succeeded by Vefa Tanır
Minister of the Interior
In office
December 22, 1987 – March 30, 1989
Prime Minister Turgut Özal
Preceded by Abdülkadir Aksu
Succeeded by Sabahattin Çakmakoğlu
Minister of the Interior
In office
June 23, 1991 – August 26, 1991
Prime Minister Mesut Yılmaz
Preceded by Ahmet Selçuk
Succeeded by Abdülkadir Aksu
Minister of Health and Social Aid
In office
October 17, 1986 – December 21, 1987
Prime Minister Turgut Özal
Preceded by Mehmet Aydın
Succeeded by Bülent Akarcalı
Minister of Labor and Social Security
In office
December 14, 1983 – October 17, 1986
Prime Minister Turgut Özal
Preceded by Turhan Esener
Succeeded by Mükerrem Taşçıoğlu
Personal details
Born March 1943 (age 71)
Tavşanlı, Kütahya Province, Turkey
Nationality Turkish
Political party Motherland Party (ANAP)
Alma mater Ankara University
Occupation Politician
Profession Physician

Mustafa Kalemli (born March 26, 1943) is a Turkish physician and politician, who served as government minister and Speaker of the Turkish Grand National Assembly.

Early life and career[edit]

Mustafa Kalemli was born in Tavşanlı, Kütahya Province, Turkey.

Mustafa Kalemli went to the primary and secondary school in Tavşanlı, and finished the high school in Eskişehir. After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine at Ankara University in 1967, he was admitted as an assistant in the same university's Institute of Urology. In 1972, Kalemli became a specialist physician in urology. Between 1976-1978, he served in various positions at the Ministry of Health. In 1978, he conducted research work in the field of andrology and renal transplant at the Eppendorf Hospital of Hamburg University in then West Germany.[1]

Mustafa Kalemli helped co-found the Akdeniz University in Antalya, and headed the Institut of Urology there after he became an associate professor at Ankara University in 1978.[1]

Co-founding the Tavşanlı Social Security Hospital, he served as its chief physician. In 1983, Kalemli headed the urology clinic at the Buca Hospital.[1]

Politics[edit]

Entered politics, he joined the newly established Motherland Party (ANAP). Kalemli was elected into the parliament as a deputy of Kütahya after the 1983 general elections held on November 6. He served between December 14, 1983-October 17, 1986 as Minister of Labor and Social Security and between October 17, 1986-December 21, 1987 as Minister of Health and Social Aid in the cabinet of Turgut Özal.[1]

He was re-elected in the 1987 general elections held on October 29 for the second time as a deputy of Kütahya. He was appointed Minister of the Interior serving between December 22, 1987-March 30, 1989.[1]

In the cabinet of Mesut Yılmaz, he served a second time as the Minister of the Interior from June 24, 1991 until August 26, 1991, when he was appointed to the newly established Ministry of Forest. He served at this post until November 20, 1991.[1]

Mustafa Kalemli was re-elected in the 1995 general elections held on December 24. On January 25, 1996, the parliament elected him speaker, a position he held until September 30, 1997.[1]

Family life[edit]

Mustafa Kalemli is married and has two children.

Honor[edit]

A hospital in Tavşanlı is named after him.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g Mustafa Kalemli (2002). Kalemli'nin kaleminden. Doğan Kitapçılık. p. 275. 
  2. ^ "Tavşanlı Doç. Dr. Mustafa Kalemli Devlet Hastanesi" (in Turkish). Hastane. Retrieved 2012-02-19. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Turhan Esener
Minister of Labor and Social Security
December 14, 1983–October 17, 1986
Succeeded by
Mükerrem Taşçıoğlu
Preceded by
Mehmet Aydın
Minister of Health and Social Aid
October 17, 1986–December 21, 1987
Succeeded by
Bülent Akarcalı
Preceded by
Abdülkadir Aksu
Ahmet Selçuk
Minister of the Interior
December 22, 1987–March 30, 1989
June 23, 1991–August 26, 1991
Succeeded by
Sabahattin Çakmakoğlu
Abdülkadir Aksu
Preceded by
İlker Tuncay
Minister of Forest
August 26, 1991–November 20, 1991
Succeeded by
Vefa Tanır
Preceded by
İsmet Sezgin
Speaker of the Parliament of Turkey
January 25, 1996–September 30, 1997
Succeeded by
Hikmet Çetin