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Süleyman Demirel with French president Jacques Chirac

Süleyman Demirel (born November 1, 1924) is a Turkish politician who served as prime minister five times and was the 9th President of Turkey. Süleyman Demirel with Jaques Chirac File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Süleyman Demirel with Jaques Chirac File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... Jacques René Chirac (born 29 November 1932) is a French politician. ... November 1 is the 305th day of the year (306th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 60 days remaining. ... 1924 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... This is a chronological list of every government formed by the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Turkey. ... There have been ten Presidents of the Republic of Turkey since its inception. ...


Demirel was born in İslamköy, a village in Isparta. Upon completion of his elementary school education in his hometown, he attended middle school and high school in Isparta and Afyon respectively. He graduated from the school of civil engineering at the Istanbul Technical University in 1949. Demirel worked in the state department for electrical power planning in 1949. He undertook postgraduate studies on irrigation, electrical technologies and dam construction in the United States first in 1949-1950, then in 1954-1955. During the construction of the Seyhan Dam, Demirel worked as a project engineer and in 1954 was appointed Head of Department of Dams. As of 1955, he served as director general of the State Hydraulic Works Department. In this capacity, Demirel was to supervise the construction of a multitude of dams, power plants, and irrigation facilities. Upon completion of his military service, he worked as a free-lance engineer and advisor between 1962-1964. During this period, he worked as a lecturer of hydraulic engineering at ODTÜ Middle East Technical University in Ankara. Isparta is a city in Turkey and the provincial capital of the Isparta Province. ... Afyonkarahisar (Turkish for the black opium castle) is a city in western Turkey, also known simply as Afyon (i. ... In modern usage, civil engineering is a broad field of engineering that deals with the planning, construction, and maintenance of fixed structures as they related to earth, water, or civilization and their processes. ... History Istanbul Technical Universitys long and distinguished history began in 1773 when it was founded by Sultan Mustafa III as the Imperial Naval Engineers School, an institution dedicated to the training of ship builders and cartographers. ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... Irrigating cotton fields Irrigation in the Heart of the Sahara Irrigation (in agriculture) is the replacement or supplementation of rainfall with water from another source in order to grow crops. ... Scrivener Dam, Canberra Australia, was engineered to withstand a once-in-5000-years flood event A dam (a common Teutonic word, compare to Dutch dam, Swedish and German damm, and the Gothic verb faurdammjan, to block up) is a barrier across flowing water that obstructs, directs or retards the flow... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1950 was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1954 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1955 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 1962 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Hydraulic engineering is a sub-discipline of civil engineering concerned with the flow and conveyance of fluids, principally water. ... Middle East Technical University (METU) is located in Ankara, Turkey. ... Ankara from the Atakule Tower, looking N-NE Ankara is the capital of Turkey and the countrys second largest city after Istanbul. ...


His political career started with his election to the executive board of Adalet Partisi (the Justice Party) that was a replacement of Demokrat Parti (the Democrat Party) closed after the military coup of May 27, 1960 led by Cemal Gürsel. Demirel was elected chairman at the second grand convention on November 28, 1964. He facilitated the formation of a coalition government that ruled between February and October 1965 under the premiership of Suat Hayri Ürgüplü, in which he served as Deputy Prime Minister. Under his leadership, AP won an unprecedented majority of the votes in the elections of October 10, 1965 and formed a majority government. As deputy from Isparta, Demirel became Turkey’s 12th Prime Minister and ruled the country for four years. In the next elections on October 10, 1969, his party was the sole winner by a landslide once again. He resigned upon the military memorandum of March 12, 1971. Between 1971 and 1980, he served as prime minister for three more times, respectively in 1975-1977, 1977-1978 and 1979-1980. The Justice and Development Party (Turkish: Adalet ve Kalkinma Partisi or AKP) is a Turkish political party. ... The Democratic Party (Demokrat Parti) of Turkey was the first legal opposition party, opposing the dominant Republican Peoples Party which had established the Turkish Republic. ... 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). ... Cemal Gürsel, a statesman and a soldier, was a Turkish army officer, political leader and the 4th president of Turkey. ... November 28 is the 332nd day (333rd on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1964 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... A coalition government, or coalition cabinet, is a cabinet in parliamentary government in which several parties cooperate. ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... The FA Premier League (often referred to as the Barclays English Premier League for sponsorship reasons) comprises the top 20 football clubs in the league system of English football. ... A Deputy Prime Minister is the deputy of a Prime Minister, and a member of a nations cabinet. ... For the Finno-Ugric people, see Votes. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1965 was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... In the Westminster System, a majority government is one in which the government enjoys an absolute majority of seats in the legislature or Parliament. ... This is a chronological list of every government formed by the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Turkey. ... October 10 is the 283rd day of the year (284th in Leap years). ... 1969 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... March 12 is the 71st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (72nd in Leap years). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 1971 is a common year starting on Friday (click for link to calendar). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1975 was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1977 was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1977 calendar). ... 1978 was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1978 calendar). ... 1979 is a common year starting on Monday. ...


Following the coup d'etat of September 12, 1980, headed by Kenan Evren, he was banned from involvement in active politics for ten years. In 1986 however, Demirel launched a national campaign for the lifting of the bans and initiated a national referendum on the issue. The September 6, 1987 referendum allowed him to return to active politics. Already 18 days later, Demirel was elected chairman at the extraordinary convention of Doğru Yol Partisi (the True Path Party) that replaced the closed Adalet Partisi. He was reelected deputy of Isparta at the elections of November 29, 1987. Following the elections of October 20, 1991, Demirel became prime minister once again in a coalition government with Sosyal Demokrat Halk Partisi (Social Democrat People’s Party). After the sudden death of president Turgut Özal, he became the 9th president on May 16, 1993, elected by the Grand National Assembly of Turkey. Demirel served until May 16, 2000, for the constitutional term of seven years. 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. ... September 12 is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years). ... 1980 is a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Kenan Evren, born in Alaşehir, Manisa in 1918, was a Turkish general and the 7th president of Turkey. ... 1986 is a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A referendum (plural: referendums or referenda) or plebiscite is a direct vote in which an entire electorate is asked to either accept or reject a particular proposal. ... September 6 is the 249th day of the year (250th in leap years). ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The True Path Party (Turkish: Dogru Yol Partisi or DYP) is a right-wing, secularist conservative Turkish political party, established by Suleyman Demirel in 1983. ... November 29 is the 333rd (in leap years the 334th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... October 20 is the 293rd day of the year (294th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 72 days remaining. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Turgut Özal was a Turkish political leader, Prime minister and 8th president of Turkey. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 1993 is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003) Events Media:January January 1 - Czechoslovakia divides. ... The Grand National Assembly (Türkiye Büyük Millet Meclisi in Turkish) is the unicameral parliament of Turkey which carries out legislative functions. ... May 16 is the 136th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (137th in leap years). ... 2000 is a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


A director general when only 30, a party chairman and prime minister at 40, Demirel has done his utmost for the development and industrialization of the country. He still holds the record for Turkey's youngest prime minister ever. Only İsmet İnönü’s tenure as prime minister was longer than his. Ismet Inonu 1884-1973 Mustafa Ismet Inönü (1884 - December 25, 1973) was a Turkish soldier, statesman and the second President of Turkey. ...


He is married to Nazmiye.


A university in Isparta is named after him. This is a list of universities in Turkey. ...



Preceded by:
Turgut Özal
President of Turkey
1993–2000
Succeeded by:
Ahmet Necdet Sezer
Preceded by:
Suad Hayri Ürgüplü
Sadi Irmak
Bülent Ecevit
Bülent Ecevit
Mesut Yılmaz
Prime Minister of Turkey
1965–1971
1975–1977
1977–1978
1979–1980
1991–1993
Succeeded by:
Nihat Erim
Bülent Ecevit
Bülent Ecevit
Bülent Ulusu
Tansu Çiller


Turgut Özal was a Turkish political leader, Prime minister and 8th president of Turkey. ... There have been ten Presidents of the Republic of Turkey since its inception. ... Ahmet Necdet Sezer Ahmet Necdet Sezer (born September 13, 1941 in Afyon) is the tenth and current President of Turkey. ... Mesut Yilmaz (Turkish spelling: Yılmaz; born 1947) is the former leader of Anavatan Partisi (ANAP, the Motherland Party) and the Turkish prime minister in the 1990s. ... This is a chronological list of every government formed by the Prime Ministers of the Republic of Turkey. ... Nihat Erim (1912 - 1980) was a Turkish political figure and jurist. ... Tansu Çiller Tansu Çiller (born 9 October 1946) is an economist and politician in Turkey. ...


 
 

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