Sezai Temelli

Wikipedia open wikipedia design.

Sezai Temelli
Sezai Temelli.png
Chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party
Assumed office
11 February 2018
Serving with Pervin Buldan
Preceded bySelahattin Demirtaş
Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
7 June 2015 – 1 November 2015
Constituencyİstanbul (II) (June 2015)
Personal details
Born1963 (age 55–56)
Istanbul, Turkey
Political partyPeoples' Democratic Party
Alma materIstanbul University

Sezai Temelli (born 1963) is a Turkish politician, the chairman of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) in Turkey, since 11 February 2018 alongside chairwoman Pervin Buldan. He was previously a Member of Parliament for İstanbul's second electoral district from June to November 2015. Before becoming chairman of the HDP in the party's 3rd ordinary congress, he was a deputy chairman responsible for economic policy.

Early life and career[edit]

Temelli was born in İstanbul and graduated from the branch of finance at the Istanbul University Faculty of Economics. He later completed his PhD there. He later became a lecturer in political science and public policy, specialising in finance.[1]

Political career[edit]

Temelli is a founding member of the Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP). Before becoming its chairman, he served as the party's vice chairman responsible for economic policy.[2] During the HDP ordinary congress held on 11 February 2018, he was elected chairman of the HDP alongside Pervin Buldan, who was elected chairwoman. Both candidates were elected unopposed.[3]

Temelli was elected as a HDP Member of Parliament for İstanbul's second electoral district in the June 2015 general election. He lost his seat in the snap November 2015 general election.


  1. ^ "HDP'nin eş başkan adayları Pervin Buldan ve Sezai Temelli". Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  2. ^ "HDP Eş Genel Başkan Adayları Pervin Buldan ve Sezai Temelli". bianet. Retrieved 2018-02-09.
  3. ^ "Sezai Temelli Kimdir, Aslen Nereli Kaç Yaşındadır". Retrieved 2018-02-09.

This page is based on a Wikipedia article written by contributors (read/edit).
Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license; additional terms may apply.
Images, videos and audio are available under their respective licenses.