Puneet Varma

1983 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1983 in Turkey
Decades:  1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s

Events in the year 1983 in Turkey.

Contents

Parliament

  • 17th Parliament of Turkey (from 6 November)
  • Incumbents

  • President - Kenan Evren
  • Prime Minister -
  • Leader of the opposition – Necdet Calp (from 13 December)
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party
  • Main opposition- People’s Party (HP) (from 13 December)
  • Events

  • 16 January – Turkish Airlines Flight 158, a Boeing 727-200 landing failure, in Ankara Esenboğa airport caught fire.45 deaths
  • 2 March – Three free trade zones were created in Antalya, Yumurtalık and Aliağa
  • 7 March – Mine accident in Zonguldak 79 deaths
  • 9 March - Galip Balkar, Turkish ambassador to Yugoslavia was assassinated by an Armenian group
  • 7 May - 35 deaths in an İstanbul hotel fire
  • 15 May- National Democracy Party (MDP), the first political party after the coup of 1980 was founded
  • 21 May Motherland Party, People’s Party (HP) and Great Turkey Party (BTP) were founded
  • 26 May – Social Democracy Party (SODEP) was founded
  • 1 June _ BTP was closed by the military rule. Süleyman Demirel, former prime minister as well as other politicians of the former Justice Party and Republican People’s Party were arrested
  • 14 July Dursun Aksoy a member of Turkish embassy was assassinated by ASALA
  • 23 June – Erdal İnönü’s name as the founder of SODEP was rejected by the military rule
  • 27 June – SODEP decided to continue and Cezmi Kartay replaced Erdal İnönü as the chairman of SODEP
  • 15 July - Turkish airlines check in counter was bombed (Orly Airport attack) in Paris. 7 deaths
  • 22 October – First panel discussion of the political party leaders on TV after the 1980 coup
  • 30 October 1983 Erzurum earthquake 1330 deaths
  • 2 November - First successful kidney transplantation in İstanbul.
  • 6 November general elections (ANAP 211, HP 117, MDP 71 seats, the other parties were not permitted to run for the election.)
  • 12 November – Port of Mersin and Port of Antalya were declared free port
  • 13 December – First civilian government after the coup of 1980.
  • 18 December - Erdal İnönü replaced Cezmi Kartay as the chairman of SODEP
  • Births

  • 16 June – Naz Elmas, actres
  • 29 August Saadet Aksoy, actres
  • 10 October- Tolga Zengin, footballer
  • 29 October – Nurcan Taylan, weight lifter
  • 9 December – Neslihan Demir volleyball player
  • Deaths

  • 5 January – İbrahim Safi (born in 1898), painter
  • 8 January – Hüseyin Alp (born in 1935), basketball player
  • 19 January - Muhittin Taylan, (born in 1910) chief of constitutional court and one time candidate of presidency
  • 9 March – Galip Balkar (born in 1836), ambassador (assassinated)
  • 24 May – Necip Fazıl Kısakürek (born in 1904), poet
  • 28 May – Çiğdem Talu (born in 1939), music lyricist
  • 2 September – Feri Cansel (born in 1944), actress (killed)
  • References

    1983 in Turkey Wikipedia


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