Diplomat, politician and statesman. He was born on
July 7, 1921 in Istanbul.
He graduated from Ankara
University, Faculty of
Political Sciences (1944). He worked at the Foreign Affairs Ministry as;
Frankfurt vice consulate (1947), general secretary (1964), Ambassador to London (1966), Head of
Turkish delegation in UN (1969). He was the foreign affairs minister in Nihat
Erim, Ferit Melen and Naim Talu governments (1971-1974) and the general
secretary of CENTO (1975-1977). After 1980 September 12, military coup he was
appointed as a general secretary of the President and also as a contingent
senator. He was the Minister of National Defense in Bülent Ulusu government
He was the Antalya
deputy from MDP in 1983 elections. After his party has dissolved itself, he
continued with his duty as an independent deputy. He has received numerous
charters, medals and badges at national and international levels. Some of these
are; Great Cross Order of Merit from the President of Federal Germany (1965),
Spain Catholic Isabel Order (1964), Great Victoria Order of the Queen of
England (1967), Sitarei Pakistan Order of Pakistani President (1970) etc.
He died in Ankara
(2007) and was buried in Karşıyaka
Dünya Koşullarında Ortak Güvenlik ve Savunma Kuruluşları (1977), Birleşmiş Milletler ve Hukukun Üstünlüğü İlkesi (1979), İnsanlığın Barış İdeali ve Atatürkçü Dış
Türkiye Kültür ve Sanat 2008 Yıllığı (2008), İhsan
Işık (TEKAA, 2009).