Prof. Dr. Burhan Kuzu passed away

Former deputy Prof. Dr. Burhan Kuzu passed away.


Health Minister Dr. Fahrettin Koca, in his statement on his social media account, said, "Our esteemed politician, our lawyer brother Prof. We lost Burhan Kuzu because of COVID-17, where he has been treated since October 19. I wish God's mercy on him and my condolences to his family and community. The epidemic continues to separate us from our relatives, irreplaceable people. " used the expression.

Prof. Dr. The following statement was made from Medipol Mega University Hospital, where Burhan Kuzu was treated: Burhan Kuzu, who has been receiving treatment for COVID-19 in the intensive care of our hospital for a while, could not be saved despite the intense efforts He passed away at 22:23 tonight. We extend our condolences to him and his family and loved ones.

Burhan Kuzu, who has been treated for corona virus for about two weeks, was 65 years old.

Who is Burhan Kuzu?

He is a constitutional lawyer. Kuzu, who served as a lecturer at Istanbul University Faculty of Law for 30 years, is among the founders of the Justice and Development Party (AKP). He took part in the TBMM as AKP Istanbul deputy in the 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 26th terms; He served as the chairman of the Constitutional Commission in the parliament in the 22nd, 23rd and 24th terms. Presidential system of government during the transition to a parliamentary system in Turkey has played an important role.

He was born on January 1, 1955 in Develi district of Kayseri. His father is Ali Rıza Bey and his mother is Zahide Hanım.

He studied at Istanbul University Faculty of Law. The intern worked as a district governor. He continued his academic life and received the title of professor in 1998. He worked as a faculty member and head of the Constitutional Law Department of the Faculty of Law at Istanbul University. He took part in the Faculty of Law of Paris Sorbonne University within the framework of academic research. He has published many articles and books in the professional field.

He served as a member and manager in various non-governmental organizations. He worked as a lecturer at Beykent University Institute of Social Sciences for a while. He gave lectures at Zirve University Faculty of Law as a visiting lecturer.

Kuzu was married with two children and spoke French.

 The Political Life of Burhan Kuzu

He started active politics in 2001 as a founding member of the Justice and Development Party (AK Party). He became the first Chairman of the Party's Democracy Arbitration Board.

Only two parties could enter parliament in 2002, Turkey entered parliament as the AK Party Istanbul deputy in the general elections. Turkey reopened in 2007 and 2011 parliamentary elections the AK Party Istanbul deputy in the Lamb, for the three periods attached to the applicable rules of the party could not be a candidate in the June 2015 general elections in Turkey. Turkey entered the Senate in November 2015 as the AK Party Istanbul deputy in the general elections. Turkey Grand National Assembly (Parliament) member of the Constitutional Commission did.

He died on 1 November 2020 due to Covid-19.



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