Salih Uzun

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Salih Uzun
Personal details
Kocaeli, Turkey
Political partyMotherland Party

Mehmet Salih Uzun (b. 1970 Kocaeli, Turkey) is a Turkish politician and former and final leader of the Motherland Party (Anavatan Partisi, ANAP).


Uzun was born in the northwestern Anatolian town of Gölcük in Kocaeli Province. He graduated from the Ankara University's Faculty of Political Sciences.

Salih Uzun was elected 7th president of ANAP at the party congress on October 26, 2008. He served as leader until October 2009 when Motherland Party was merged to Democratic Party. He is succeeded by Hüsamettin Cindoruk, who is the leader of Democratic Party.

He is married and has a child.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Erkan Mumcu
Leader of the Motherland Party (ANAP)
Succeeded by
Hüsamettin Cindoruk
(Democratic Party)