List of Turkish Australians

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This is a list of notable Australian Turks.

Name Life Notability Turkish link
Deniz Akdeniz 1990 Actor Australian-born to Turkish parents.[1]
Albert Arlen 1905-1993 Pianist Australian-born to Turkish parents[2]
Jack Aziz 1968 Football player Australian-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[3]
Tansel Başer 1978 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[4]
Aziz Behich 1990 Football player Australian-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[5]
Tahir Bilgiç 1970 Comedian
Kerem Bulut 1992 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[citation needed]
İsyan Erdoğan 1982 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[citation needed]
John Eren 1964 Politician Immigrant from Turkey[7]
Tayfun Eren 1959 Politician
First person of Turkish birth to be elected to a Parliament in Australia.[8]
Immigrant from Turkey[9]
Didem Erol 1975 Actress Australian-born to Turkish parents[10]
Aytek Genc 1966 Football player Immigrant from Turkey[11]
Ersan Gülüm 1987 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[citation needed]
John Ilhan 1965-2007 Founder of Crazy John's mobile phone retail chain Immigrant from Turkey[12]
Maya Jupiter 1978 Rapper Mexican-born to Turkish parents[13]
Ersin Kaya Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[citation needed]
Denan Kemp 1987 Rugby player Australian-born to Turkish-New Zealand parents
Selin Kuralay 1985 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[14]
Beejan Land 1985 Actor Australian-born to Turkish parents[15]
Levent Osman 1977 Football player Australian-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[16]
Tolgay Özbey 1986 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[17]
Sinem Saban Director Australian-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[18]
Adem Somyürek 1967 Politician Immigrant from Turkey[19]
Nazlı Süleyman Politician Immigrant from Cyprus[20]
Ufuk Talay 1976 Football player Australian-born to Turkish Cypriot parents[citation needed]
Ramazan Tavşancıoğlu 1984 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[21]
Deniz Tek Musician American-born to Turkish parents[22]
Ismail Tosun 1975 Chef Immigrant from Cyprus[23]
Servet Uzunlar 1989 Football player Australian-born to Turkish parents[24]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milliyet. "Avustralya'da bir Türk yıldız doğuyor". Retrieved 2012-09-15. 
  2. ^ National Library of Australia. "Papers of Albert Arlen (1905-1993) and Nancy Brown (1909- )". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  3. ^ Hüssein, Serkan. Yesterday and Today: Turkish Cypriots of Australia. p. 131. ISBN 9780646477831. 
  4. ^ Turkish Football Federation. "Tansel Başer". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  5. ^ Turkish Football. "Beşiktaş reach agreement in principle with Melbourne Heart's Aziz Behich". Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  6. ^ Entertain Oz. "Tahir". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  7. ^ Parliament of Australia. "Gallipoli Memorial Speech" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  8. ^ http://www.parliament.vic.gov.au/re-member/bioregspeech.cfm?mid=27
  9. ^ Parliament of Victoria. "Eren, Tayfun Ergun". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  10. ^ Internet Movie Database. "Didem Erol". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  11. ^ "Aytek Genc". National Football Teams. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  12. ^ The Australian (2007-10-23). "Crazy John's founder dies". The Australian. Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  13. ^ The Music Council of Australia. "Maya Jupiter Crossing musical borders – from R&B to hip hop to salsa" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  14. ^ ESPN. "Florida State's international stars take stage in Cary". Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  15. ^ Internet Movie Database. "Beejan Land Biography". Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  16. ^ Hüssein, Serkan. Yesterday and Today: Turkish Cypriots of Australia. p. 139. ISBN 9780646477831. 
  17. ^ Goal. "Exclusive: Sign Me Up For A-League - Sydney Olympic’s Tolgay Ozbey". Retrieved 2010-05-11. 
  18. ^ Our Generation. "The Filmmakers: Sinem Saban". Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  19. ^ Parliament of Victoria. "Adem Somyurek (Chair)" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  20. ^ Brimbank City Council. "Around Brimbank" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  21. ^ Turkish Football Federation. "Ramazan Tavşancıoğlu". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  22. ^ Audiophile Society of New South Wales. "Audio & Music Newsletter" (PDF). Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  23. ^ Miettas. "Ismail Tosun". Retrieved 2010-09-06. 
  24. ^ Women Soccer. "Yemin Servet Uzunlar". Retrieved 2010-09-06.