|Birth Day:||February 21, 1955|
|Birth Place:||Istanbul, Turkey|
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Political figure known for being the First Lady of Turkey as the wife of Recep Tayyip Erdogan. She is also known for her strong stance against child marriage and for her humanitarian work during the floods of Pakistan.
She attended the Mithat Pasa Aksam Art School but left before graduation. She then joined the Idealist Women's Association. During one of her activities with the group, she met Recep Tayyip Erdogan and together they married in February of 1978.
Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Emine Gülbaran married on 4 February 1978. The couple has four children: Ahmet Burak, Necmettin Bilal, Esra, and Sümeyye.
Erdoğan served as a founding member of the Provincial Women's Branch Administrative Board of the Welfare Party when Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was elected the Istanbul Provincial Head and she pioneered an era that paved the way for women's active participation in politics in Turkey. She launched a women's movement, which contributed to the success of the Refah Party in the 1994 elections.
Erdoğan led the foundation of the "Center for Social Development" (TOGEM) in 2005 and has supported projects concerning the education of women and children.
Erdoğan continued her efforts in education with "Mothers and Daughters at School" campaign (Turkish: Ana-Kız Okuldayız), which she named herself. The campaign, launched by the Ministry of National Education, was initiated in 2008. The target audience of the project are young girls and women who are in poverty from a socio-economic perspective, who have not had access to educational opportunities, and are over the compulsory education age.
After the attacks against Gaza in 2009, she hosted the wives of the Western and Arab leaders and called the whole world to "stop the war." In 2012, Erdoğan personally went to Myanmar to observe the situation there despite the critical security threats and provided humanitarian aid to the region.
On 7 December 2010, Prime Minister of Pakistan Syed Yousaf Raza Gilani conferred the Pakistani Nishan-e-Pakistan on Emine Erdoğan, in recognition of her efforts for the flood-stricken people of Pakistan. In October 2010, Erdoğan visited Pakistan and the flood hit areas to witness the devastation caused by the floods and contributed significantly in the fund-raising campaign to help the country's flood victims.
On 16 February 2011, Emine Erdoğan was presented with the "Prix de la Fondation" by the Crans Montana Forum at a ceremony in Brussels.
On March 21, 2015, on the International Day of Forests, the project "Prolific Forests" (Turkish: Bereket Ormanları) was initiated by the Ministry of Forestry and Water Affairs which aims to expand green areas in Turkey and to make effective use of forests.
In June 2020, a court has ordered to block access to the Ekşi Sözluk webpages that focus on Emine Erdoğan wearing an Hermès handbag. In the same month, Evrensel journalist Ender İmrek had to appear in court to face an accusation for not reporting positively on her while criticizing her for wearing a Hermès bag worth $50,000.
Emine has four children, Ahmet Burakm, Sumeyye, Necmettin Bilal, and Esra.
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Currently, Emine Erdogan is 67 years, 7 months and 5 days old. Emine Erdogan will celebrate 68th birthday on a Tuesday 21st of February 2023. Below we countdown to Emine Erdogan upcoming birthday.