16th Parliament of Turkey

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The 16th Grand National Assembly of Turkey existed from 5 June 1977 to 12 September 1980.[1] There were 450 MPs in the lower house . Republican People’s Party (CHP) held the plurality. Justice Party (AP) was the next party. National Salvation Party (MSP), Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Republican Reliance Party and Democratic Party (DP) were the other parties.[2]

Main parliamentary milestones[edit]

Some of the important events in the history of the parliament are the following:[3]


  1. ^ Parliament page Archived 2015-12-09 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ Election page
  3. ^ Türkiye'nin 75 Yılı; Tempo Yayıncılık, İstanbul
Preceded by
15th Parliament of Turkey
16th Parliament of Turkey
Cahit Karakaş

5 June 1977 – 12 September 1980
Succeeded by
Advisory Parliament of Turkey[Note 1]
  1. ^ Including MGK period