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Sinan Oğan (born 1 September 1967 in Iğdır) is a Turkish politician of Azeri origin,[1] who won a seat in the Turkish parliament in 2011 with the right-wing Nationalist Movement Party.[2]

Sinan Oğan
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Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
12 June 2011 – 7 June 2015
ConstituencyIğdır (2011)
Personal details
Born (1967-09-01) 1 September 1967 (age 52)
Iğdır, Turkey
Political partyIndependent (2017-present)
Nationalist Movement Party (2011-2017)
Alma materMarmara University

Life and educationEdit

Ogan was born on 1 September 1967 in Iğdır, Turkey. He graduated from the department of Management at Marmara University in 1989. From 1993 to 2000 Ogan worked as deputy dean at the Azerbaijan State Economic University.[3] From 1994 to 1998, he also served as a representative of Turkish International Cooperation and Development Agency TİKA of Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs in an additional mission.

In 2000, he returned to Turkey and started working at the Center for Eurasian Strategic Studies on the Caucasus region. He laid the foundation of Center of International Relations and Strategic Analysis TURKSAM.Sinan OGAN is the author of books including ‘Azerbaijan’ which was published in 1992 on Turkic World Research Foundation Publications, ‘Politics and Oligarchy’published in Russia in 2003 and ‘Orange Revolutions’ published in 2006. More than 500 articles and analysis of Sinan OGAN are published.[3]

He has received Milliyet Newspaper Social Sciences Award in 1992 and Marmara University Academic Award of Excellence in 1993. He has also received Turkic World Service Award from Eurasia Economic Relations Association and Honor Award from Federation of Oghuz Tribe Cultural Associations. On June 7, 2011, he was distinguished with Azerbaijan State Medal.[4]

In 2009, Ogan received a doctor of philosophy degree in international relations and political science at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations.[5]

He was also selected “Member of the Parliament (MP) of the Year” in 2011 by Telecommunication Workers Association and in 2013 by[6]


  1. ^ Head of Turkey-Azerbaijan association becomes deputy of Turkish parliament Archived 2014-10-27 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Azeri Elected to Turkish Parliament. 13 June 2011.
  3. ^ a b "Sinan Oğan". Official page. Archived from the original on 27 October 2014. Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  4. ^ [1].
  5. ^ Dr. Sinan OĞAN.
  6. ^ [2].

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