Rahul Sharma

1959 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1959 in Turkey
Decades:  1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s

Events in the year 1959 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 11th 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

  • 23rd government of Turkey
  • Events

  • 11 February – Zürich Agreement concerning the Cyprus issue
  • 17 February – Turkish Airlines aircraft SEC crashed in London. Prime minister Adnan Menderes survived
  • 18 February – London Agreement concerning the Cyprus issue
  • 1 May – Opposition leader İsmet İnönü got attacked in Uşak
  • 4 May – Opposition leader İsmet İnönü got attacked in İstanbul (Topkapı event).
  • 14 June -Fenerbahçe won the championship of the Turkish football league
  • 27 September – Kasım Gülek, the secretary general of CHP resigned
  • Births

  • 12 February – Ercan Akbay, writer, painter and musician
  • 26 February - Ahmet Davutoğlu, prime minister
  • 3 May - Tuğba Çetin (Ahu Tuğba), actress
  • 15 July - Bergen Sarılmışer, singer
  • 27 November - Gani Müjde scriptwriter
  • 23 December - Demet Akbağ, theatre actress
  • Deaths

  • 10 January – Şükrü Kaya (aged 76), former government minister (5th-9th government of Turkey)
  • 14 march – Faik Ahmet Barutçu (aged 63), former deputy prime minister (17th government of Turkey)
  • 16 September - Süleyman Hilmi Tunahan, Islamic scholar
  • 24 October – Osman Nihat Akın, composer
  • References

    1959 in Turkey Wikipedia


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