Puneet Varma

1949 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1949 in Turkey
Decades:  1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s

Events in the year 1949 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 8th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President - İsmet İnönü
  • Prime Minister
  • Leader of the opposition - Celal Bayar
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party –Republican People’s Party (CHP)
  • Main opposition -Democrat Party (DP)
  • Events

  • 14 January- Hasan Saka, the prime minister resigned
  • 24 January – Nationalistic poet Behçet Kemal Çağlar resigned from CHP protesting Şemsettin Günaltay's cabinet and claiming that the laicate principle of the party was sacrificed
  • 1 February – Religion course was offered to primary school children
  • 9 July – Fire in Çorum passenger ship. 61 deaths
  • 17 August – Earthquake around Karlıova, East Anatolia
  • 15 October – By elections
  • 16 November – Several members of the Nation Party were arrested on a fake assassination charge (It was claimed that they were planning to assassinate İsmet İnönü and Celal Bayar, but several days later they were released)
  • Births

  • 10 January - Kemal Derviş, economist and politician
  • 20 February - Adnan Kahveci, politician
  • 25 February - Esmeray Diriker, singer
  • 25 February - Sevil Atasoy, biochemist, forensic expert
  • 21 March - Muammer Güler, politician
  • 29 March - Kayahan Açar, singer
  • 15 April - Kadir İnanır, actor
  • 14 November - Güneş Taner, politician
  • 13 December - Tarik Akan, actor
  • Deaths

  • 21 February - Ali Çetinkaya (born in 1878), politician
  • 31 December - Rıza Tevfik Bölükbaşı (born in 1869), philosopher, politician
  • References

    1949 in Turkey Wikipedia


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