Masum Türker

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Masum Türker
Masum Türker
Chairman of the Democratic Left Party
In office
18 May 2009 – 13 December 2015
Preceded by Saffet Başaran
Succeeded by Önder Aksakal
Turkish Minister for Economy Responsible
In office
10 August 2002 – 18 November 2002
Preceded by Kemal Derviş
Succeeded by Ali Babacan
Personal details
Born 1951
Mardin, Turkey

Masum Türker (born 1951, in Mardin) is a Turkish politician and leader of the Democratic Left Party from 2009 until 2015. He was a minister of state in the 57th cabinet of Turkey.[1]

Türker graduated from Istanbul University.


  1. ^ Anatolia News Agency (September 2, 2010). "Thousands resign from Turkey's DSP to say 'yes' in charter poll". Hürriyet Daily News. Retrieved June 20, 2011. 
Party political offices
Preceded by
Zeki Sezer
Leader of the Democratic Left Party (DSP)