Cabinet Erdoğan I

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First Recep Tayyip Erdoğan cabinet
Birinci Erdoğan Hükümeti
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59th cabinet of Turkey
14 March 2003 – 28 August 2007
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Date formed 14 March 2003
Date dissolved 28 August 2007
People and organisations
Head of government Recep Tayyip Erdoğan
Head of state Ahmet Necdet Sezer
No. of ministers 24
Total no. of ministers 26
Member party Justice and Development Party
Status in legislature 180-seat Single-party majority
365 / 550
Opposition party Republican People's Party
Opposition leader Deniz Baykal
History
Election(s) 3 November 2002
9 March 2003 (by-election)
Legislature term(s) 22nd
Predecessor Gül
Successor Erdoğan II
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The first cabinet of Recep Tayyip Erdogan took office on 14 March 2003. He succeeded to the government Gul, who was in office since 18 November 2002.

After the victory of the Justice and Development (AK Party) at the parliamentary elections of July 22, 2007 and the presidential election of Abdullah Gül, who took office on 28 August, on the same day Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan created a new parliament. Many of the former cabinet members were not carried over.

Functions Holder Start End
English title Turkish title
Prime Minister Başbakan Recep Tayyip Erdoğan 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Deputy Prime Minister Başbakan Yardımcısı Abdullah Gül 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Dışişleri Bakanı
Deputy Prime Minister Başbakan Yardımcısı Mehmet Ali Şahin 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Deputy Prime Minister Başbakan Yardımcısı Abdüllatif Şener 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Minister of State Devlet Bakanı Ali Babacan 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Minister of State Devlet Bakanı Nimet Çubukçu 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Minister of State Devlet Bakanı Mehmet Aydın 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Minister of State Devlet Bakanı Kürşad Tüzmen 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Minister of State Devlet Bakanı Beşir Atalay 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Justice Adalet Bakanı Cemil Çiçek 14 March 2003 8 May 2007
Fahri Kasırga 8 May 2007 28 August 2007
Ministry of National Defense Millî Savunma Bakanı Mehmet Vecdi Gönül 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of the Interior İçişleri Bakanı Abdülkadir Aksu 14 March 2003 8 May 2007
Osman Güneş 8 May 2007 28 August 2007
Ministry of Finance Maliye Bakanı Kemal Unakıtan 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of National Education Millî Eğitim Bakanı Hüseyin Çelik 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Public Works and Settlement Bayındırlık ve İskân Bakanı Faruk Nafız Özak 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Health Sağlık Bakanı Recep Akdağ 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Transport and Communication Ulaştırma Bakanı Binali Yıldırım 14 March 2003 8 May 2007
İsmet Yılmaz 8 May 2007 28 August 2007
Ministry of Agriculture Tarım ve Köyişleri Bakanı Mehmet Mehdi Eker 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Labour and Social Security Çalışma ve Sosyal Güvenlik Bakanı Murat Başesgioğlu 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Industry and Commerce Sanayi ve Ticaret Bakanı Ali Coşkun 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Enerji ve Tabii Kaynaklar Bakanı Mehmet Hilmi Güler 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Culture and Tourism Kültür ve Turizm Bakanı Atilla Koç 14 March 2003 28 August 2007
Ministry of Environment and Forestry Çevre ve Orman Bakanı Osman Pepe 14 March 2003 28 August 2007

Nonpartisan minister appointed in accordance with the Article 114 of the constitution in the wake of 2007 elections

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