Supriya Ghosh

1939 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1939 in Turkey
Decades:  1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s

Events in the year 1939 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 5th Parliament of Turkey (up to 3 April)
  • 6th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President – İsmet İnönü
  • Prime Minister
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party –Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Cabinet

  • 10th government of Turkey (up to 25 January)
  • 11th government of Turkey (25 January – 3 April)
  • 12th government of Turkey (from 3 April)
  • Events

  • 25 January – Prime minister Celal Bayar resigned. İsmet İnönü appointed Refik Saydam as the new prime minister *26 March – General elections
  • 26 June – Hatay Republic decided to merge to Turkey
  • 23 July – The last of the French military troops left Hatay
  • 22 September – Dikili Earthquake.46 deaths
  • 19 October – Defensive alliance with United Kingdom and France
  • 27/28 December - The 7.8 Mw Erzincan earthquake shakes eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XII (Extreme), causing $20 million in damage, and leaving 32,700–32,968 dead.
  • Births

  • 10 February – Enver Ören, business man, newspaper owner
  • 11 February – Okay Temiz, musician
  • 10 June – Ahmet Taner Kışlalı, academic, politician
  • 25 July – Filiz Dinçmen, first female ambassador of Turkey
  • 31 October – Çiğdem Talu, lyricist
  • 2 December – Özcan Arkoç, goalkeeper
  • 27 December – Leyla Sayar, actress
  • Deaths

  • 19 May – Ahmet Ağaoğlu (born in 1869), journalist
  • 25 September – Ali Saip Ursavaş (1887), politician
  • 20 December – Yakup Şevki Subaşı (born in 1876), retired general
  • 25 December – Ömer Halis Bıyıktay (born in 1883), retired general
  • References

    1939 in Turkey Wikipedia


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