1950 in Turkey

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1950
in
Turkey

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Events in the year 1950 in Turkey.[1]

Parliament[edit]

Incumbents[edit]

İsmet İnönü (up to 20 May June)
Celal Bayar (from 20 May June)
Şemsettin Günaltay (up to 2 June)
Adnan Menderes (from 2 June)
Celal Bayar (up to 20 May)
İsmet İnönü (from 2 June)

Ruling party and the main opposition[edit]

  • Ruling party
Republican People’s Party (CHP) (up to 2 June)
Democrat Party (DP) (from 2 June)
  • Main opposition
Democrat Party (DP) (up to 2 June)
Republican People’s Party (CHP) (from 2 June)

Cabinet[edit]

Events[edit]

  • 11 April – Demonstrations in the funeral ceremony of Fevzi Çakmak
  • 14 May – General elections, winner takes all system ( DP 396 seats, CHP 68 seats, MP 1 seat, Indep.7 seats)
  • 16 July – Ezan (call for prayer) which had been translated into Turkish during the CHP governments was restored to traditional Arabic.
  • 3 September – Local elections
  • 21 September – Turkish Brigade to Korean War was sent off to Korea.
  • 22 October – Census (population 20,947,188)
  • 27 November – Beginning of the Battle of Wawon (Kunuri) in Korea in which Turkish brigade distinguished itself.(237 deaths and 825 total casualties)

Births[edit]

20 September Tony Tonguc Sendur , activists

Deaths[edit]

  • 2 April – Recep Peker (born in 1889), former prime minister (15th government of Turkey)
  • 10 April – Fevzi Çakmak (born in 1876), former chief of staff and the only marshal of the Turkish army (after the death of Kemal Atatürk)
  • 1 October – Faik Ali Ozansoy (born in 1876), politician and poet
  • 2 November - Huriye Öniz (born in 1887) - one of the first female MPs.
  • 15 November – Orhan Veli Kanık (born in 1914), poet

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 110–116