Ali Tanrıyar

Ali Tanrıyar
28th President of Galatasaray SK
In office
March 15, 1986  March 17, 1990
Preceded by Ali Uras
Succeeded by Alp Yalman
Minister of Interior of Turkey
In office
December 13, 1983  October 26, 1984
Prime Minister Turgut Özal
Preceded by Selahattin Çetiner
Succeeded by Yıldırım Akbulut
Personal details
Born (1914-03-15) March 15, 1914
Eleftheroupoli, Greece
Nationality Turkish
Political party Motherland Party (ANAP)
Alma mater Istanbul University
Profession Physician, politician

Ali Tanrıyar (born 15 March 1914 in Eleftheroupoli, Greece) is a Turkish politician, former interior minister of Turkey and former chairman of the Turkish sports club Galatasaray.

After graduating from Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine he worked as consultant in Taksim Hospital. He was one of the founders of Motherland Party and twice elected as member of national parliament. He was the Interior Minister of Özal government. In 1986 he was elected as Galatasaray president until 1990. Galatasaray won two league titles and two national super cups, while Tanrıyar was the president. He is married with one child and celebrated his 100th birthday in 2014.[1]

He is also the brother-in-law of ex-Prime Minister of Turkey Turgut Özal.

See also


Political offices
Preceded by
Selahattin Çetiner
Interior Minister of Turkey
December 13, 1983October 26, 1984
Succeeded by
Yıldırım Akbulut
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Ali Uras
President of Galatasaray SK
15 Mar 1986 17 Mar 1990
Succeeded by
Alp Yalman
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