1939 in Turkey

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1939
in
Turkey

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See also: List of years in Turkey

Events in the year 1939 in Turkey.[1]

Parliament

Incumbents

Celal Bayar
Refik Saydam

Ruling party and the main opposition

Cabinet

Events

  • 25 January – Prime minister Celal Bayar resigned. İsmet İnönü appointed Refik Saydam as the new prime minister *26 March – General elections
  • 26 June – Hatay Republic decided to merge to Turkey
  • 23 July – The last of the French military troops left Hatay
  • 22 September – Dikili Earthquake.46 deaths
  • 19 October – Defensive alliance with United Kingdom and France
  • 27/28 December – The 7.8 Mw Erzincan earthquake shakes eastern Turkey with a maximum Mercalli intensity of XII (Extreme), causing $20 million in damage, and leaving 32,700–32,968 dead.

Births

Deaths

Gallery

References

  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 82–87
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