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1954 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1954 in Turkey
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1954 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 9th Parliament of Turkey (up to 14 May)
  • 10th Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

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

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

  • 20th government of Turkey (up to 17 May)
  • 21st government of Turkey (from 17 May)
  • Events

  • 27 January – Village Institutes were closed
  • 27 January – Nation Party (MP) was closed
  • 25 April – Mersin Harbor groundbreaking
  • 2 may – General election, winner takes all system (DP 404, CHP 30, CMP 5 and Independents 7)
  • 30 May – Kırşehir Province which voted for Republican Nation Party (CMP) was abolished by the government
  • 14 June – Sakarya and Adıyaman Provinces were founded
  • 20 July – Nevşehir Province was founded
  • 26 November – Fire in the historical Grand Bazaar in İstanbul
  • Births

  • 26 February – Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, president
  • 17 may – Belkis Akkale, singer
  • 19 May – Nükhet Duru, singer
  • 5 June – Haluk Bilginer, actor
  • 21 June – Nur Sürer, actress
  • 12 September – Zeynep Değirmencioğlu, actress
  • 13 September – Serra Yılmaz, acress
  • 17 September – Gülsin Onay, concert pianist
  • 5 December – Gülşen Bubikoğlu, actress
  • 31 December – Muhsin Yazıcıoğlu, leader of the Great Union Party
  • Deaths

  • 11 May – Sait Faik Abasıyanık, writer
  • 23 March – Nakiye Elgün, one of the first female MPs in 1935
  • 23 June – Salih Omurtak, former chief of staff
  • 4 September – Ahmet Zeki Soydemir, retired general
  • References

    1954 in Turkey Wikipedia


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