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Encyclopedia > List of mayors of Istanbul

This is a list of Mayors of Istanbul, Turkey. A mayor (from the Latin maīor, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... This article is about the city. ...

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Ottoman Empire (1453-1923)

During 1453-1858

In the Ottoman Empire, the duty of municipal government was the responsibility of "Kadi"s (religious judges). The first mayor of Istanbul after the conquest on May 29, 1453 was Hızırbey Çelebi. Until 1858, the capital of the Ottoman Empire was governed by a total of 422 kadis. The 1453 Siege of Constantinople (painted 1499) The Fall of Constantinople was the conquest of the Byzantine capital by the Ottoman Empire under the command of Sultan Mehmed II, on Tuesday, May 29, 1453. ... May 29 is the 149th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (150th in leap years). ... Events May 29 - Fall of Constantinople to Ottoman Sultan Mehmed II the Conqueror, marking the end of the Byzantine Empire (Eastern Roman Empire). ...


Tanzimat period 1858-1876

The idea to establish a municipality organization in a modern way was first discussed in 1854 during the Crimean War when diplomats and journalists of allied nations came to Istanbul. Later, the parliament accepted a law for the establishment of the office of a mayor (Turkish: Şehremini) and a city council. 1854 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The Crimean War lasted from 28 March 1854 to 1856. ...


Salih Paşa received the first title of Şehremini on July 13, 1858 and governed until November 4, 1858. During the Tanzimat period, 18 mayors took office. July 13th is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... November 4 is the 308th day of the year (309th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 57 days remaining. ... 1858 is a common year starting on Friday. ... The Tanzimat was a period of reform in the Ottoman Empire that lasted from 1839 to 1876. ...


First constitutional monarchy 1876-1908

In 1876, as First constitutional monarchy was proclamated, Kadri Paşa was the mayor of Istanbul. During this period 10 mayors governed Istanbul. 1876 is a leap year starting on Saturday. ...


Second constitutional monarchy 1908-1923

During the reign of Young Turks between 1908-1918 and thenafter until the foundation of the republic, 23 mayors served in the capital. This article refers to the Turkish nationalist reform party. ... 1908 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1918 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...


Turkish Republic

Governors as mayors 1923-1960

After the proclamation of the republic on October 29, 1923, the governor of the city was charged with the duties as deputy mayor. With the municipality act of April 3, 1930, the title of mayor was abandoned and the governor of Istanbul province took over the duties of the mayor. The two separate councils of the province and the municipality were unified. The two councils were reestablished on March 1, 1957. October 29 is the 302nd day of the year (303rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 63 days remaining. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... April 3 is the 93rd day of the year (94th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 272 days remaining. ... 1930 is a common year starting on Wednesday. ... March 1 is the 60th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (61st in leap years). ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

April 15 is the 105th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (106th in leap years). ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 14 is the 287th day of the year (288th in Leap years). ... 1928 was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 8 is the 342nd day (343rd in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1938 was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1949 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... 1949 - Wikipedia /**/ @import /skins/monobook/IE50Fixes. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 5 is the 278th day of the year (279th in Leap years). ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1957 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 14 is the 134th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (135th in leap years). ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 24 is the 358th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (359th in leap years). ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 6 days remaining. ... 1958 was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Military rule (1960-1963)

After the coup d'etat on May 27, 1960, the military abandoned the mayor and appointed 7 officials until 1963. A coup détat, or simply a coup, is the sudden overthrow of a government, usually done by a small group that just replaces the top power figures. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...

May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... September 24 is the 267th day of the year (268th in leap years). ... 1960 was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 26 is the 57th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 27 is the 58th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... March 17 is the 76th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (77th in Leap years). ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 30 is the 364th day of the year (365th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 1 day remaining. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... June 22 is the 173rd day of the year (174th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 192 days remaining. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 28 is the 59th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

Elected mayors (1963-1980)

The municipality act of July 27, 1963 enabled the election of the mayor. The polls held on November 17, 1963 were the first regional elections to elect the mayor. July 27 is the 208th day (209th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 157 days remaining. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... November 17 is also the name of a Marxist group in Greece. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ...

December 10 is the 344th day (345th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1963 was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 11 March is the 70th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (71st in Leap year). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... June 6 is the 157th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (158th in leap years), with 208 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... June 8 is the 159th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (160th in leap years), with 206 days remaining. ... 1968 was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... Associated Press logo This article concerns the news service. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1973 was a common year starting on Monday. ... December 11 is the 345th day (346th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... CHP can mean: combined heat and power California Highway Patrol Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi (Republican Peoples Party of Turkey) Christian Heritage Party CHP - Netzwerk innovatives Planen - Generalplanungen im Bauwesen - http://www. ... December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... CHP can mean: combined heat and power California Highway Patrol Cumhuriyet Halk Partisi (Republican Peoples Party of Turkey) Christian Heritage Party CHP - Netzwerk innovatives Planen - Generalplanungen im Bauwesen - http://www. ...

Military rule (1980-1984)

During the military rule from September 12, 1980 until 1984, mayors were assigned. September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


With the act of December 4, 1981, the municipality of some big cities in Turkey was reorganized to meet the changed requirements. December 4 is the 338th day (339th on leap years) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... August 30 is the 242nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (243rd in leap years), with 123 days remaining. ... 1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 24 is the 83rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (84th in Leap years). ... 1982 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 26 is the 85th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (86th in leap years). ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Greater Istanbul (1984-today)

On March 8, 1984 the metropolitan municipality act was put into force and on March 23 the municipality of Greater Istanbul was established. March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in Leap years). ... 1984 is a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... March 23 is the 82nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (83rd in Leap years). ...


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