Supriya Ghosh

1955 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1955 in Turkey
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1955 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 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

  • 21st government of Turkey (up to 9 December)
  • 22nd government of Turkey (from 9 December)
  • Events

  • 24 January – Mine accident in Zonguldak
  • 19 February – Agreement between Turkey and Greece on the rehabilitation of the River Meriç
  • 24 February – CENTO agreement
  • 15 April – Fuat Köprülü one of the founders of the Democrat Party (DP) resigned from the government
  • 22 May – Polemics in the parliament
  • 16 July – Earthquake around İzmir
  • 6/7 September – Unchecked demonstrations in İstanbul and the other big cities against Greeks. Martial law in three cities.
  • 15 October – A crisis in the ruling party about the right to prove in press. Nine MPs were expelled from the party and Ten MPs resigned.
  • 23 October – Census (the population: 24064763)
  • 13 November – Local elections
  • 20 December – Liberty Party was founded by the MPs expelled from the DP.
  • Births

  • 22 January - Filiz Koçali, feminist activist
  • 2 March – Samet Aybaba, former football player and currently coach
  • 20 March – Zerrin Güngör, president of the Council of State
  • 1 April - İlhan İrem , singer
  • 5 May – Mehmet Terzi, medal winning long distance runner
  • 18 May – Altan Erkekli, actor
  • 23 May – Mansur Yavaş, politician
  • 31 May – Nilüfer Yumlu, singer
  • 18 July – Banu Avar, journalist, political commentator
  • 14 August – Güler Sabancı, industrialist
  • 3 September – Cem Boyner, industrialist
  • 3 October – Buket Uzuner, writer
  • 2 December, Murat Bardakçı, jornalist and historian
  • Deaths

  • 22 May – Nene Hatun (birth 1857), a heroine who fought against the Russians during the Battle of Erzurum
  • 1 July – Adnan Adıvar (birth 1882), politician and historian
  • 2 July - Fatma Seher Erden (Kara Fatma, birth 1888), a heroine who fought during the Turkish War of Independence
  • 25 July – Ali Naci Karacan (birth 1896), journalist and publisher
  • References

    1955 in Turkey Wikipedia


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