Hikmet Uluğbay

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Hikmet Uluğbay
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister
In office
11 January 1999 – 28 May 1999
Preceded byİsmet Sezgin
Succeeded byCumhur Ersümer
Turkish Minister for Economy Responsible
In office
11 January 1999 – 22 July 1999
Preceded byGüneş Taner
Succeeded byRecep Önal
Minister of National Education of Turkey
In office
30 June 1997 – 11 January 1999
Preceded byMehmet Sağlam
Succeeded byMetin Bostancıoğlu
Personal details
Isparta, Turkey

Hikmet Uluğbay[1][2] (born 1939, Isparta, Turkey) is a Turkish politician.[3][4]


In 1961, he completed the Faculty of Political Sciences of Ankara University. He received a degree from Southern California University. He served at Ministry of Finance Tokyo and Permanent Mission to NATO Financial and Economic Counselor, OECD Permanent Representative Aid, Washington Embassy Economy and Trade Chief Advisor, Treasury General Directorate, Bilkent University Lecturer, XX. XXI. He served as Minister of National Education between 1997*1999 and Deputy Prime Minister in 1999.[3][4]

On July 6, 1999, he attempted suicide with licensed guns, his tongue broke apart, however, he was miraculously survived. Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit stated that a crisis is stressful because of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) talks.[3][4]


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