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Encyclopedia > Dr Fazil Kucuk

Dr Fazil Küçük (1906-1984) was the first and only Turkish Cypriot Vice President of the 1960 Republic of Cyprus. 1906 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Fazil Küçük, the son of a farmer, was born in Nicosia in 1906. After graduating from the Turkish High School in Nicosia, Küçük went on to study medicine at the Universities of Istanbul, Laussane and Paris. Having returned to Cyprus in 1937, he started a practice, but his interest in politics soon led to him to become a voice for Turkish Cypriot rights. In 1941 Küçük founded the newspaper Halkin Sesi (The Voice of the People) and became managing editor. Due to his campaign against the British colonial administration, his paper was not given a permit for publication until 1942, the paper exists to this day. Nicosia, known locally as Lefkosia (Greek: Λευκωσία) or Lefkoşa (Turkish), population 200,686 (2001), is the capital of Cyprus and of the unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. ... The University of Istanbul is one of the oldest universities in Europe (founded in 1453) and the oldest one in Turkey. ... Categories: University stubs | Swiss universities ... The Sorbonne, Paris, in a 17th century engraving The historic University of Paris (French: Université de Paris) first appeared in the second half of the 12th century, but was in 1970 reorganized as 13 autonomous universities (University of Paris I–XIII). ... 1937 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1941 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1942 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ...


In 1943, he became one of the founders of the Kıbrıs Adası Türk Azınlığı Kurumu (Association of the Turkish Minority of the Island of Cyprus - known as KATAK). The aim of the party was to promote the social, economic and political well being of the Turkish Cypriot people. Due to disagreements with some of its members, Küçük parted with KATAK and established the Kıbrıs Türk Milli Birlik Partisi (Turkish Cypriot National Union Party). Following a 15 year struggle, Küçük was able to transfer the Evkaf (a Turkish religious fund) to Turkish Cypriot control. His chief aide would become Rauf Denktaş, the future president of the de-facto Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. 1943 is a common year starting on Friday. ... Rauf R. Denktash Rauf Raif Denktash (in Turkish spelled Denktaş; born January 27, 1924) is a Turkish Cypriot political leader. ... The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti [KKTC]) is a de facto state, which controls the northern third of the island of Cyprus, in the eastern Mediterranean. ...


During the 1959 London and Zurich Conferences for the creation of an independent Republic of Cyprus, Küçük represented the Turkish Cypriot community and was able to secure constitutional safeguards for the people. On December 3, 1959 Küçük was elected Vice President of the new Republic unopposed until its breakdown in 1963 following Greek Cypriot attempts to modify the constitution (see Cyprus dispute). Küçük continued representing the Turkish Cypriot community until 1973, when he was succeeded by Rauf Denktaş. Despite ill health, Küçük continued to support Turkish Cypriots through his Halkın Sesi newspaper. 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The London Conference was held in the United Kingdom in December 1866 and was the final in a series of conferences that led to Canadian confederation in 1867. ... December 3 is the 337th (in leap years the 338th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1959 was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... The Cyprus Dispute refers to the conflict between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots over Cyprus, an island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ...


Dr Fazil Küçük passed away in a Westminster hospital on January 15, 1984, less than a year after the proclamation of independence of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Westminster is the area located immediately to the west of the ancient City of London, in the centre of the wider conurbation of London. ... January 15 is the 15th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


See also

The Cyprus Dispute refers to the conflict between Greek Cypriots and Turkish Cypriots over Cyprus, an island in the eastern Mediterranean Sea. ... // Intercommunal violence, displacements and terrorist activities 1963-1974 In 1963, Turkish Cypriots withdrew from all levels of government. ... Political Parties in TRNC: Communal Liberation Party, Toplumcu Kurtuluş Partisi (TKP) Democratic Party, Demokrat Party (DP) National Unity Party, Ulusal Birlik Partisi (UBP) Peace and Democracy Movement, Baris ve Demokrasi Hareketi (BDH) Republican Turkish Party, Cumhuriyetçi Turk Partisi (CTP) Yeni Doguş Partisi (YDP)(do not exist anymore) Categories: Turkish Republic...

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  • Short description Dr Fazil Küçük's life
  • Timeline of Dr Fazil Küçük's life
  • Halkin Sesi Newspaper in Turkish

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Fazıl Küçük - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (406 words)
Dr Fazıl Küçük (1906-1984) was the first and only Turkish Cypriot Vice President of the 1960 Republic of Cyprus.
Dr Fazil Küçük died in a Westminster hospital on January 15, 1984, less than a year after the UDI of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.
Timeline of Dr Fazil Küçük's life (archive link, was dead)
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