14th government of Turkey

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Şükrü Saracoğlu

The 14th government of Turkey (9 March 1943 – 7 August 1946) was a government in the history of Turkey. It is also called second Saracoğlu government.

Background[edit]

The government was formed after the general elections held on 28 February 1943.[1] Şükrü Saracoğlu of Republican People’s Party (CHP), who was also the prime minister of the previous government, was appointed as the prime minister.

The government[edit]

In the list below, the cabinet members who served only a part of the cabinet's lifespan are shown in the column "Notes".

Title[2][3] Name Notes
Prime Minister Şükrü Saracoğlu
Ministry of Justice Ali Rıza Türel
Mümtaz Ökmen
9 March 1943 – 6 April 1946
6 April 1946 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of National Defense Ali Rıza Artunkal
Ministry of the Interior Recep Peker
Hilmi Uran
9 March 1943 – 20 May 1943
20 May 1943 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Numan Menemencioğlu
Hasan Saka
9 March 1943 – 16 June 1944
13 September 1944 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of Finance Fuat Ağralı
Nurullah Esat Sümer
9 March 1943 – 13 September 1944
13 September 1944 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of National Education Hasan Âli Yücel
Ministry of Public Works Sırrı Day
Ministry of Health and Social Security Hulusi Alataş
Sadi Konuk
9 March 1943 – 18 January 1945
18 January 1945 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of Customs and Monopolies Suat Hayri Ürgüplü
Tahsin Coşkun
9 March 1943 – 13 February 1946
19 February 1946 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of Transport Ali Fuat Cebesoy
Ministry of Economy Fuat Sirmen
Ministry of Commerce Calal Sait Siren
Raif Karadeniz
9 March 1943 – 31 May 1945
31 May 1945 – 7 August 1946
Ministry of Agriculture Raşit Şevket Hatiboğlu
Ministry of Labour Sadi Irmak

Aftermath[edit]

The government ended after the general elections held on 21 July 1946.[1] Although his party won the elections, Saracoğlu retired from active politics due to health problems.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Türkiye'nin 75 yılı, Tempo Yayınları, İstanbul, 1998 p.92
  2. ^ Official page of prime minister Archived 15 May 2013 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. ^ Official page of the parliament
Preceded by
13th government of Turkey
(Şükrü Saracoğlu)
14th Government of Turkey
9.March 1943 - 7 August 1946
Succeeded by
15th government of Turkey
(Recep Peker)