Harman Patil

1956 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1956 in Turkey
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1956 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

  • 22nd government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 20 February - Earthquake around Eskişehir.
  • 23 February – Polemics in the parliament concerning the 6/7 September 1965 event (Istanbul pogrom)
  • 1 March – In İstanbul the previously common seat of the governor and the mayor was split
  • 8 April – Opening date of Seyhan Dam and hydroelectric plant, the biggest plant (in 1950s)
  • 10 April – 625 metres (2,051 ft) Birecik Bridge over the Fırat River in service
  • 8 July – Three opposition parties issued a common statement
  • 26 October – Turkey joined the International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA
  • Births

  • 1 January – Mehdi Eker ,government minister
  • 6 February – Nazan Öncel, singer
  • 9 February- Oktay Vural, politician
  • 26 April – Emrehan Halıcı, politician
  • 1 May – Coşkun Aral, journalist
  • 1 June – İdris Naim Şahin, former government minister
  • 8 July – Meral Akşener, vice speaker of the parliament
  • 24 July - Mehmet Ali Aydınlar, former president of the Turkish Football Federation
  • Deaths

  • 12 January – Cahit Sıtkı Tarancı (born in 1910), poet
  • 18 January – Makbule Atadan (born in 1885), Atatürk’s sister
  • 21 March - Hatı Çırpan (born in 1890), first female villager MP
  • 15 July – Cemil Cahit Toydemir (born in 1883), a retired general who participated in the Turkish War of Independence
  • 7 December – Reşat Nuri Güntekin (born in 1889), novelist
  • 26 December – Ercüment Ekrem Talu (born in 1886), journalist
  • References

    1956 in Turkey Wikipedia


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