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1999 in Turkey

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Centuries:  20th 21st
1999 in Turkey
Decades:  1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s

Events in the year 1999 in Turkey

Contents

Parliament

  • 20th Parliament of Turkey (up to 18 April)
  • 21st Parliament of Turkey
  • Incumbents

  • President - Süleyman Demirel
  • Prime Minister -
  • Leader of the opposition
  • Ruling party and the main opposition

  • Ruling party
  • Main opposition
  • Cabinet

  • 55th government of Turkey (up to 11 January)
  • 56th government of Turkey (11 January-28 May)
  • 57th government of Turkey (from 28 May)
  • Events

  • 11 January - Bülent Ecevit formed a minority government
  • 15–16 February – Abdullah Öcalan, was arrested in Kenya
  • 18 April – The General election (DSP 136 seats, MHP 129 seats, FP 11 seats, ANAP 86 seats, True Path Party (DYP) 85 seats. The oldest and most established party, the Republican People's Party (CHP), wasn’t able to receive the 10% necessary to enter parliament.)
  • 22 April – CHP president Deniz Baykal resigned
  • 23 April - Altan Öymen was elected as the new president of CHP
  • 2 May – Merve Kavakçı was protested in the parliament
  • 30 May - Galatasaray won the championship of the Turkish football league
  • 31 May – Abdullah Öcalan’s trial
  • 17 August – The 7.6 Mw İzmit earthquake shakes northwestern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of IX (Violent), leaving 17,118–17,127 dead and 43,953–50,000 injured.
  • 11 December – During the European Union summit in Helsinki, Turkey’s future membership was approved
  • Deaths

  • 11 January - Öztürk Serengil (born in 1930), actor
  • 1 February - Barış Manço (born in 1943), singer
  • 16 February - Necil Kazım Akses (born in 1908), composer
  • 18 May - Hayrettin Erkmen (born in 1915), politician
  • 20 June - Konca Kuriş (born in 1960), feminist writer (assassinated)
  • 10 July - Ahmet Taner Kışlalı (born in 1939), political scientist (assassinated)
  • 1 August - Paris Pişmiş (born in 1911), astronomer
  • 3 October - Mübeccel Göktuna (born in 1915) - founder of Women's Party
  • References

    1999 in Turkey Wikipedia


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