45th government of Turkey

The 45th government of Turkey (13 December 1983 – 21 December 1987) was the first civilian government founded after the 1980 Turkish coup d'état. It is also known as the first Özal government.

Turgut Özal 1986.jpg

BackgroundEdit

Motherland Party (ANAP) won the elections held on 6 November 1983, in which only three parties were allowed to run. Turgut Özal of ANAP founded the government.

The governmentEdit

In the list below, the serving period of cabinet members who served only a part of the cabinet's lifespan are shown in the column "Notes". According to Turkish constitution three members of the government were replaced by independent members before the elections.

Title[1][2] Name Party Notes
Prime Minister Turgut Özal ANAP
Deputy Prime Minister Kaya Erdem ANAP
Minister of State
İsmail Özdağlar
Cemal Büyükbaş
Vehbi Dinçerler
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 5 January 1985
05.01.1985 – 13 September 1985
13 September 1985 – 21 December 1987
Ahmet Kurtcebe Alptemoçin
Ahmet Karaevli
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 26 October 1984
26 October 1984 – 21 December 1987
Sudi Türel
Tınaz Titiz
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 05.01.1985
05.01.1985 – 21 December 1987
Mesut Yılmaz
Hasan Celal Güzel
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 17 October 1986
17 October 1986 – 21 December 1987
Abdullah Tenekeci ANAP
Kazım Oksay ANAP
Ali Bozer ANAP
Ministry of Justice Nejat Eldem
Oltan Sungurlu
Halil Ertem
ANAP
ANAP
Indep
13 December 1983 – 17 October 1986
17 October 1986 – 16 September 1987
16 September 1987 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of National Defense Zeki Yavuztürk ANAP
Ministry of the Interior Ali Tanrıyar
Yıldırım Akbulut
Ahmet Selçulk
ANAP
ANAP
Indep
13 December 1983 – 26 October 1984
26 October 1984 – 06.09.1987
16 September 1987 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Vahit Melih Halefoğlu ANAP
Ministry of Finance and Customs Vural Arıkan
Ahmet Kurtcebe Alptemoçin
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 26 October 1984
26 October 1984 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of National Education Vehbi Dinçerler
Metin Emiroğlu
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 13 September 1985
13 September 1985 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of Public Works Safa Giray ANAP
Ministry of Health and Social Security Mehmet Aydın
Mustafa Kalemli
ANAP
Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Village Affairs Hüsnü Doğan ANAP
Ministry of Transport Veysel Atasoy
İhsan Pekel
ANAP
Indep
13 December 1983 – 16 September 1987
16 September 1987 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of Labour and Social Security Mustafa Kalemli
Mükerrem Taşçıoğlu
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 17 October 1986
17 October 1986 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of Industry and Commerce Cahit Aral ANAP
Ministry Culture and Tourism Mükerrem Taşçıoğlu
Mesut Yılmaz
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 17 October 1986
17 October 1986 – 21 December 1987
Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources Cemal Büyükbaş
Sudi Türel
ANAP 13 December 1983 – 05.01.1985
5.01.1985 – 21 December 1987

AftermathEdit

The government ended with the elections held on 29 November 1987. ANAP also won the 1987 elections (albeit with reduced support), and the next government was also founded by Turgut Özal.

ReferencesEdit

Preceded by 45th Government of Turkey
13 December 1983 – 21 December 1987
Succeeded by