Muhsin Yazicioglu

 

 

Age: 54

 

Summary: Turkish politician who became the leader and founder of the ultra-naturalist right-wing political party Great Union Party, where he had been a leading Islamic campaigner of the far-right national movement in Turkey since the 1970's, but his small political party was not expected to make a strong showing in the legislative polls.

 

 

Cause of Death: Helicopter crash

 

Born: December 31, 1954

 

Died: March 25, 2009

 

Location: Kahramanmaras, Turkey