Who are some world famous people born in Istanbul?

Mehmet Teoman Ocak
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2006 Nobel prize winner novelist Orhan Pamuk

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orhan_Pamuk

Ara Güler (born August 16, 1928, Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish photojournalist of Armenian descent, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul" or "the Photographer of Istanbul"

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ara_G%C3%BCler

 

Atlantic Records founder Ahmet Ertegun 

Ahmet Ertegun

Check out Ahmet Ertegun and Atlantic Records' story here:

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters/episodes/ahmet-ertegun/atlantic-records/97/

Mike Lazaridis (born March 14, 1961, Istanbul, Turkey). He is the founder, president and CEP of Research in Motion (RIM), which created and manufactures the Blackberry wireless handheld device. 

 

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