Türkoğlu, Abdullah (b. 1914, Niğde - d. March 31, 1989, Istanbul), economist and academic. He served on the Vehbi Koç Foundation (VKV) Board of Directors from 1969 to 1975.
After completing his secondary education at Afyon High School, Türkoğlu graduated from the School of Political Sciences (now Ankara University Faculty of Political Sciences) in 1938. He worked at the Ministry of Finance (1938-43). He later went to Switzerland where he received a doctorate from the University of Zurich’s Department of Economics in 1949 and began working as an assistant at Istanbul University Faculty of Economics in the same year. In 1953, he became an associate professor, rising to professor in 1961. In 1968, he was elected dean of the Faculty of Economics. He spearheaded the foundation of the faculty’s Institute for Economic Geography and Tourism in 1969. He was also a member of the teaching staff at Istanbul Private College for Economic and Commercial Sciences. In 1969, he joined the VKV Board of Directors and continued in the role until 1975. Professor Türkoğlu retired in 1984 and published several books, including İktisadi Coğrafya I (1958, 1979; Economic Geography I) and Endüstri Ham Maddeleri ve Enerji Kaynakları (1965; Industrial Raw Materials and Energy Sources).