Necmettin Erbakan, former Turkish Prime Minister, Islamic thinker and founder of Turkey’s Islamist movement, breathed his last at Ankara’s Guven hospital where he was under treatment, on February 27. He was 85.
He was an engineer, academic and politician. “Erbakan was a scientist who devoted his life to learning. We will remember him with gratitude,” said Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan. “We lost a world leader,” said Yasin Hatipoglu, one of his...