1996 in Turkey

Events in the year 1996 in Turkey.[1]

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1996
in
Turkey

Centuries:
Decades:
See also:List of years in Turkey

ParliamentEdit

IncumbentsEdit

Tansu Çiller (up to 6 March)
Mesut Yılmaz (6 March-28 June)
Necmettin Erbakan (from 28 June)
Mesut Yılmaz (up to 6 March)
Necmettin Erbakan (6 March-28 March)
Mesut Yılmaz (from 28 June)

Ruling party and the main oppositionEdit

  • Ruling party
True Path Party (DYP)
Motherland Party (ANAP)
Welfare Party (RP)
  • Main opposition
Motherland Party (ANAP) (from 6 March)
Welfare Party (RP) (6 March-28 June)
Motherland Party (ANAP) (from 28 June)

CabinetEdit

EventsEdit

  • 16 January – The Panamanian ferry MV Avrasya was hijacked by pro-Chechen separatists
  • 29 January – Beginning of Kardak crises between Turkey and Greece
  • 8 February – BirgenAir accident 189 deaths
  • 6 March – A coalition government (ANAP and DYP)
  • 4 April – Novelist Yaşar Kemal was awarded (Prix Méditerranée Étranger)
  • 21 May – Fenerbahçe won the championship of the Turkish football league[2]
  • 24 May – After corruption accuses Tansu Çiller the chairman of DYP announced that DYP will end the coalition’
  • 2 June – By local elections
  • June 3/14 – Habitat II (conference)
  • 14 June – Operation against militants
  • 28 June – New coalition government (RP and DYP)
  • 10 July – Türksat 1C satellite
  • 17 July – According to Fortune (magazine), Koç Holding was one of the 500 greatest companies of the World
  • October 2/8 – Prime minister Erbakan's African tour. His visit to Libya caused sharp reactions
  • 24 October – Osmaniye Province was established
  • 3 November – Susurluk car crash
  • 10 November – NTV Turkey launched.[page needed]
  • 25 November – Mesut Yılmaz was wounded in Badapest. This event was probably connected to Susurluk scandal

BirthsEdit

DeathsEdit

GalleryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Türkiye'nin 70 yılı, Tempo, İstanbul, 1998, pp 462–498
  2. ^ Mackolik page