1950 in Turkey
This article is incomplete.(October 2014)
|See also:||List of years in Turkey|
Events in the year 1950 in Turkey.
Ruling party and the main opposition
- Ruling party
- Main opposition
- 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)
- 1 January – Şükrü Sina Gürel, former government minister
- 17 February – Haluk Günözgen, cyclist
- 22 February – Seyit Kırmızı, cyclist
- 1 March – Bülent Ortaçgil, singer
- 17 March – Mehmet Ali İrtemçelik, former government minister
20 September Tony Tonguc Sendur , activists
- 20 October – Abdullah Gül, former president
- 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
- Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 110–116