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İrfan Özaydınlı
Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey

In office
5 January 1978 – 2 January 1979
Preceded by Korkut Özal
Succeeded by Hasan Fehmi Güneş
Personal details
Born 1924
Aydın, Turkey
Died August 1, 1999(1999-08-01) (aged 75)
Istanbul, Turkey
Religion Islam

İrfan Özaydınlı (born 1924, Aydın, Turkey - died August 1, 1999,[1][2] Istanbul), Turkish soldier and politician.[3][4][5]


Özaydınlı, who came to born in 1948 in Aydın, completed his primary and secondary education in 1939 and then entered the Kuleli Military High School and started his military service. After finishing the Military Academy in 1943, he went to England for 2 years pilotage training. In various stages of the Turkish Air Force, volunteers, flight instructors and union commanders were in charge.

Decree was prepared for the appointment of İrfan Özaydınlı. However, Süleyman Demirel's Özaydınlı's Command was withdrawn by removing the approval of Prime Minister Özgül. On April 24, Lieutenant General Cemal Engin was appointed Commander of the Air Force when he was not in his ranks. However, Özaydınlı, who was on the ranks of his country, sued for the cancellation of the appointment. The Supreme Military Administrative Court has annulled the appointment of Lieutenant General Engin. Ethem Ayan became Air Command Commander. Özaydınlı left the Turkish Armed Forces between his generals and the members of the Supreme Military Council (6 April 1977). In the 1977 general elections, he was elected deputy to the Republican People's Party (CHP) from Balıkesir. Bülent Ecevit was founded in 1978 and served as Interior Minister in the government. After the events of Kahramanmaraş that took place in December 1978, he resigned from the Ministry of Interior. After his departure from the Ministry, he served as the Chairman of the Turkish Parliamentary Committee of NATO North Atlantic Assambles in 1979-1982. On 1 August 1999 he died in İstanbul.


Legal offices
Preceded by
Korkut Özal
Minister of Internal Affairs of Turkey
5 January 1978 - 2 January 1979
Succeeded by
Hasan Fehmi Güneş

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