Diplomat, Statesman, Politician
Birth: 07 Temmuz, 1921
Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences
Diplomat, politician and statesman. He was born on July 7, 1921 in Istanbul. He graduated from Ankara University, Faculty of Political Sciences (1944). He worked at the Foreign Affairs Ministry as; Frankfurt vice consulate (1947), general secretary (1964), Ambassador to London (1966), Head of Turkish delegation in UN (1969). He was the foreign affairs minister in Nihat Erim, Ferit Melen and Naim Talu governments (1971-1974) and the general secretary of CENTO (1975-1977). After 1980 September 12, military coup he was appointed as a general secretary of the President and also as a contingent senator. He was the Minister of National Defense in Bülent Ulusu government (1980-1983).
He was the Antalya deputy from MDP in 1983 elections. After his party has dissolved itself, he continued with his duty as an independent deputy. He has received numerous charters, medals and badges at national and international levels. Some of these are; Great Cross Order of Merit from the President of Federal Germany (1965), Spain Catholic Isabel Order (1964), Great Victoria Order of the Queen of England (1967), Sitarei Pakistan Order of Pakistani President (1970) etc.
He died in Ankara (2007) and was buried in Karşıyaka Cemetery.
Değişen Dünya Koşullarında Ortak Güvenlik ve Savunma Kuruluşları (1977), Birleşmiş Milletler ve Hukukun Üstünlüğü İlkesi (1979), İnsanlığın Barış İdeali ve Atatürkçü Dış Politika (1981).
REFERENCE: Türkiye Kültür ve Sanat 2008 Yıllığı (2008), İhsan Işık (TEKAA, 2009).