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Temel Karamollaoğlu (born 20 September 1941) is a Turkish politician who is currently the leader of the Felicity Party (SP) since 2016. A prominent Islamist, Karamollaoğlu was the Mayor of Sivas from 1989 to 1995 and served twice as a Member of Parliament for Sivas from 1977 to 1980 and from 1996 to 2002.[1]

Temel Karamollaoğlu
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Leader of the Felicity Party
Assumed office
30 October 2016
Preceded byMustafa Kamalak
Member of the Grand National Assembly
In office
8 January 1996 – 3 November 2002
In office
5 June 1977 – 12 September 1980
Mayor of Sivas
In office
26 March 1989 – 1995
Preceded byBekir Timurboğa
Succeeded byOsman Seçilmiş
Personal details
Born (1941-09-20) 20 September 1941 (age 78)
Kahramanmaraş, Turkey
Political partyCurrent:
Felicity Party
Virtue Party
Welfare Party
National Salvation Party
Ayşe Yasemin Karamollaoğlu (m. 1965)
Alma materUniversity of Manchester


  1. ^ "Saadet Partisi'nin yeni genel başkanı belli oldu". Retrieved 7 May 2018.

Party political offices
Preceded by
Mustafa Kamalak
Leader of Felicity Party
October 30, 2016 – present
Succeeded by