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Leon TrotskyJan 31, 1929

Nikita KhrushchevOct 26, 1962

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Turkey - Historical Events
Date Event
1071-08-26

Battle of Manzikert, Byzantine Armenia (modern Malazgirt, Turkey). Fought between Byzantine Empire and Seljuq Turks.

1190-06-10

Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (now called the Göksu in modern Turkey) while leading an army to Jerusalem.

1371-09-26

Battle of Maritsa: Serbia-Turkey

1520-09-30

Suleiman I (the Magnificent) succeeds his father Selam I as Sultan of Turkey (rules till 1566)

1536-02-18

France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel

1540-05-04

Venice & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople

1540-07-23

Turkey recognizes Janos Sigismund Zapolyai as vassal-king of Hungary

1540-10-02

Venice/Turkey signs peace

1573-03-07

Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty

1606-11-11

Turkey & Austria sign Treaty of Zsitva-Torok

1620-05-17

1st merry-go-round seen at a fair (Philippapolis, Turkey)

1621-10-09

Turkey & Poland signs Peace of Chotin

1664-08-10

Austria/Turkey signs Peace of Vásvár

1672-10-18

Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Buczacz

1676-10-27

Poland & Turkey sign Peace of Warsaw

1683-03-31

Emperor Leopold I/Poland signs covenant against Turkey

1700-11-30

Turkey declares war on Russia

1713-07-27

Russia & Turkey sign peace treaty

1718-08-21

Emperor Karel VI, Turkey & Venice sign peace treaty

1724-06-23

Russia & Turkey sign Treaty of Constantinople

1738-08-02

France offers emperor Karel VI mediation in war against Turkey

1739-09-18

Turkey & Austria sign peace treaty-Austria cedes Belgrade to Turks

1739-09-23

Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Belgrade

1784-01-06

Turkey & Russia sign treaty in Constantinople

1787-08-10

Turkey declares war on Russia

1792-01-09

Russia & Turkey sign Peace of Jassy

1808-07-28

Mahmud II succeeds Mustafa IV as sultan of Turkey

1821-03-25

Greece gains independence from Turkey (National Day)

1828-04-26

Russia declares war on Turkey to support Greece's independence

1831-03-29

Great Bosnian uprising: Bosniak rebel against Turkey.

1833-07-08

Russia & Turkey sign defense treaty

1839-07-01

Abdul-Medjid succeeds Mahmud II as Sultan of Turkey

1839-11-03

Palace of Gulhane Turkey, freedom of religion proclaimed

1863-09-16

Robert College of Istanbul-Turkey, the first American educational institution outside the United States, is founded by Christopher Robert, an American philanthropist.

1876-06-30

Serbia declares war on Turkey

1876-07-03

Montenegro declares war on Turkey

1876-12-23

Turkey's 1st constitution proclaimed

1878-02-02

Greece declares war on Turkey

1878-03-03

Bulgaria liberated from Turkey (Peace of San Stefano)

1878-06-04

Cyprus ceded by Turkey to Britain for administrative purposes

1878-07-30

Russian assault on Plevna Turkey, 7,300 Russian casualties

1881-05-24

Turkey cedes Thessaly and Arta back to Greece.

1883-10-04

Orient Express' 1st run, linking Turkey to Europe by rail

1887-03-24

Oscar Straus appointed 1st Jewish ambassador from US (to Turkey)

1902-03-18

Turkey grants Germany syndicate the first concession to construct a railroad through Turkish territory to Baghdad, to be linked to Berlin

1902-07-24

In Turkey, the Sultan Abdul-Hamid, under pressure from within the Ottoman Empire, appoints a commission to consider reforms that might pacify Macedonian revolutionaries

1903-08-02

Unsuccessful uprising of Macedonians against Turkey

1906-05-03

British-controlled Egypt takes Sinai peninsula from Turkey

1908-07-05

Niazi Bey, a chief organizer of the revolutionary movement in Turkey, raises the standard of revolt at Resna, Macedonia

1908-07-08

Uprisings spread throughout Turkey

1908-07-24

After days of discussion with his ministers, Sultan Abdul Hamid of Turkey announces he is restoring the liberal constitution of 1876 and will become more responsive to demands of dissidents

1908-09-22

Bulgaria declares independence from Ottoman Empire (Turkey)

1908-10-05

Bulgaria declares independence from Turkey, Ferdinand I becomes Tsar

1908-10-07

Crete revolts against Turkey & aligns with Greece

1908-12-17

In Turkey, the new parliament convenes, with reformist Young Turks as the majority

1909-02-26

Austria and Turkey conclude an agreement in which Turkey recognizes Austria's 1908 annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and is to receive compensation

1909-03-18

Russia and Bulgaria reach an agreement in which late 19th century Russian financial claims are cancelled to meet compensation due to Turkey from Bulgaria

1909-04-19

A convention with Turkey recognizes Bulgarian independence

1909-04-27

Sultan of Turkey Abdul Hamid II is overthrown

1911-02-06

Great fire destroys downtown Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey)

1911-09-29

Italy declares war on Turkey, starting the Italo-Turkish War

1912-03-13

Bulgaria and Serbia conclude an alliance pact ostensibly against Austria, but it secretly provides for a possible war against Turkey

1912-04-18

Tripolitan War: in continuing hostilities, Turkey closes the Dardanelles Straits after an Italian naval bombardment of the coastline

1912-05-29

15 young women fired by Curtis Publishing for dancing "Turkey Trot" during their lunch break

1912-09-15

War between Turkey & Montenegro breaks out in Albania

1912-10-08

Montenegro declares war on Turkey, beginning 1st Balkan War

1912-10-17

Bulgaria, Greece & Serbia declares war on Turkey

1912-10-18

The First Balkan War breaks out, with Bulgaria, Serbia, and Greece opposed to Turkey

1912-10-18

The Treaty of Lausanne ends the Tripolitan War between Turkey and Italy

1912-11-28

Ismail Qemali declares Albania independent from Turkey

1912-12-03

Turkey, Serbia, Montenegro, Greece & Bulgaria sign weapons pact

1913-01-06

Attempting to end hostilities in the Balkans, the London Peace Conference breaks down because Turkey refuses to cede Adrianpole, the Aegean island, and Crete

1913-09-21

Turkey & Bulgaria sign peace treaty in Constantinople

1913-09-29

The Treaty of Constantinople between Turkey and Bulgaria restores peace; the Turks recover Adrianople and Maritza River line

1914-02-21

In a secret meeting of civil and military leaders, Russian Foreign Minister Sazonov convinces them to support a plan for seizing the straits, controlled by Turkey, that block access to the Mediterranean

1914-03-14

Serbia & Turkey sign peace treaty

1914-06-13

Eleftherios Venizelos annouces that Greece intends to annex Chios and Mytilene, two large islands off the Turkish coast; Greece and Turkey have been heading towards conflict for months over claims to Aegean islands

1914-08-02

Germany & Turkey sign secret treaty of alliance

1914-08-10

German battle cruiser Goeben reaches Dardanellen/Turkey joins Germany

1914-10-31

Great Britain & France declare war on Turkey

1914-11-05

Britain declares war on Turkey and annexes Cyprus, occupied since 1878; the immediate reason is to keep it from being taken by Turkey

1915-08-21

Italy declares war on Turkey in World War One

1915-08-25

The British decide to try capture Constantinople and force Turkey out of the war; 78,000 ANZAC troops land at Gallipoli

1916-05-09

British-France Sykes-Picot meet over division of Turkey

1917-08-17

Italy declares war on Turkey

1919-09-04

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, who founded the Republic of Turkey, gathers a congress in Sivas to make decisions as to the future of Anatolia and Thrace.

1920-04-23

The national council in Turkey denounces the government of Sultan Mehmed VI and announces a temporary constitution.

1920-08-10

Treaty of Sèvres (Allies & Turkey)

1920-12-03

Turkey & Armenia agree to peace treaty

1921-01-03

Turkey makes peace with Armenia

1921-01-20

Turkey declared in remnants of Ottoman Empire

1921-08-24

Battle of Sakaray Valley begins between Turkey & Greece

1922-09-07

In Aydin, Turkey, independence of Aydin, from Greek occupation.

1922-10-11

Turkey & Greece sign cease fire

1923-07-24

Allied Powers & Turkey sign peace treaty, Lausanne

1923-10-13

Angora (Ankara) becomes Turkey's capital

1923-10-29

Turkey declares independence (successor state to Ottoman Empire)

1925-12-17

Russia & Turkey sign non-aggresion pact

1925-12-26

Turkey adopts Gregorian calendar

1926-04-22

Persia, Turkey & Afghanistan sign treaties of security

1926-09-01

Turkey allows civil marriage

1927-01-01

Turkey adopts the Gregorian calendar: December 18, 1926 (Julian), is immediately followed by January 1, 1927 (Gregorian).

1927-02-16

US restores diplomatic relations with Turkey

1928-04-09

Turkey passes separation of church & state

1928-11-03

Turkey switches from Arabic to Roman alphabet

1929-01-31

Leon Trotsky expelled from Russia to Turkey

1929-02-27

Turkey signs Litvinov-pact

1929-03-06

Turkey & Bulgaria sign friendship treaty

1929-08-24

Turkey & Persia signs friendship treaty

1929-12-06

Turkey introduces female suffrage

1930-10-30

Turkey & Greece sign a treaty of friendship

1934-02-09

Balkan Entente alliance forms (Yugoslavia, Greece, Turkey & Romania)

1935-01-01

Pres Mustapha Kemal Pasha names himself "Ataturk: Father of Turkey"

1935-02-06

1st election to allow women to vote in Turkey

1939-04-18

Franz von Papen becomes German ambassador in Turkey

1939-06-23

France turns over Sanjak of Alexandretta (Hatay) to Turkey

1939-12-26

Earthquake in East Anatolia Turkey

1939-12-27

Between 20,000 & 40,000 die in magnitude 8 quake in Erzincam Turkey

1941-06-18

Turkey signs peace treaty with nazi-Germany

1944-06-19

Heavy air raid on US fleet at Guam "Turkey Shoot"

1944-08-02

Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany

1945-02-25

World War II: Turkey declares war on Germany.

1947-05-22

"Truman Doctrine" goes into effect, aiding Turkey & Greece

1949-03-29

Turkey recognizes Israel

1950-05-22

Celal Bayar elected president of Turkey

1950-06-06

Turkey: The Adhan in Arabic is legalized.

1953-03-18

Earthquake strikes West Turkey, 250 die

1955-02-18

Baghdad Pact signed, making Turkey & Iraq a defense alliance

1955-02-24

Pact of Baghdad between Iraq & Turkey signed

1957-10-27

Celal Bayar re-elected president of Turkey

1959-02-19

Britain, Turkey & Greece sign agreement granting Cyprus independence

1960-05-27

Military coup overthrows democratic government of Turkey

1962-06-25

Inonu government forms in Turkey

1962-10-26

Nikita Khrushchev sends note to JFK offering to withdraw his missiles from Cuba if US closed its bases in Turkey: offer is rejected

1964-03-13

Turkey threatens Cyprus with armed attack

1964-08-07

Turkey begins air attack on Greek-Cypriots

1965-07-21

Pakistan, Iran & Turkey sign Regional Co-Operation pact

1966-08-19

Earthquake strikes Varko Turkey: 2,400 killed

1966-12-07

A fire at an army barracks in Erzurum, Turkey kills 68 people.

1969-10-17

Plastic Ono Band's "Cold Turkey" is released in UK

1970-03-28

1,086 die when 7.4 quake destroys 254 villages (Gediz Turkey)

1970-10-15

Russian passenger flight hijacked to Turkey

1971-03-04

"City Command" kidnaps 4 US military men at Ankara, Turkey

1971-04-26

Turkey state of siege proclaimed

1973-09-26

Turkey's state of siege ends (after 2½ years)

1973-10-30

The Bosporus Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, connecting the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus for the first time.

1974-01-25

Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey

1974-07-20

Turkey invades Cyprus

1974-08-11

Head-on collision between two buses kills 21 (Ankara, Turkey)

1975-09-06

6.8 quake along Anatolian Fault kills over 2,000 in Lice, Turkey

1977-07-03

Turkey: premier Ecevit goes off

1978-01-02

Bulent Ecevit forms government in Turkey

1980-09-12

Military coup under General Kenan Evren in Turkey

1982-11-07

Turkey adopts constitution

1983-11-06

Turkey Turgut Özals Moederland party wins elections

1984-08-15

The PKK in Turkey starts a campaign of armed attacks upon the Turkish military

1987-04-14

Turkey asks to join European market

1988-07-03

The Fatih Sultan Mehmet Bridge in Istanbul, Turkey is completed, providing the second connection between the continents of Europe and Asia over the Bosporus.

1989-10-31

Turgat Ozal elected president of Turkey

1990-08-27

52 Americans arrive in Turkey from Iraq

1992-03-03

Gas explodes in coal mine at Zonguldak Turkey, 100s die

1992-03-13

An earthquake registering 6.8 on the Richter scale kills over 500 in Erzincan, eastern Turkey.

1993-05-16

Suleyman Demirel elected president of Turkey

1993-05-24

Kurd rebellion kills 33 soldiers & 5 citizens in Turkey

1993-06-14

Tansu Ciller appointed 1st female premier of Turkey

1993-07-02

Moslem fundamentalists in Sivas, Turkey, set hotel on fire, kill 36

1993-07-05

Kurd guerrillas murder 32 villager in East Turkey

1994-12-29

B737-400 flies into a mountain at Edremit East Turkey, 54 killed

1997-03-18

Russian AN-24 plane crashes in Turkey, 50 die

1997-07-23

The US State Department rules that Turkey's agreement to purchase $23 billion worth of natural gas from Iran does not violate the Iran and Libya Sanctions Act

1999-02-16

Across Europe, Kurdish rebels take over embassies and hold hostages after Turkey arrested one of their rebel leaders, Abdullah Öcalan.

1999-02-23

Kurdish rebel leader Abdullah Öcalan is charged with treason in Ankara, Turkey.

1999-08-17

A 7.4-magnitude earthquake strikes İzmit, Turkey, killing more than 17,000 and injuring 44,000.

1999-11-12

The Düzce earthquake strikes Turkey with a magnitude of 7.2 on the Richter scale.

2000-12-19

The Leninist Guerrilla Units wing of the Communist Labour Party of Turkey/Leninist attack a Nationalist Movement Party office in Istanbul, killing one person and injuring three.

2003-02-10

France and Belgium break the NATO procedure of silent approval concerning the timing of protective measures for Turkey in case of a possible war with Iraq.

2003-11-20

After the November 15 bombings, a second day of the 2003 Istanbul Bombings occurs in Istanbul, Turkey, destroying the Turkish head office of HSBC Bank AS and the British consulate.

2006-01-12

Turkey releases Mehmet Ali Ağca from jail after he served 25 years for shooting Pope John Paul II.

2007-04-14

At least 200,000 demonstrators in Ankara, Turkey protest against the possible candidacy of incumbent Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.

2007-04-29

Republic Protests in Turkey.

2007-05-13

Republic Protests in Turkey.

2009-06-30

Turkey records its fastest contraction of 13.8% in the first quarter of 2009 compared to 2008, leading the country into recession; this is Turkey's biggest economic slump since 1945

2009-10-10

After having closed borders for about two hundred years, Armenia and Turkey sign protocols in Zurich, Switzerland to open their borders.

2011-10-23

A powerful 7.2 magnitude earthquake strikes Van Province, Turkey, killing 582 people and injuring thousands.

2012-05-30

A number of nations including Germany, Turkey and Canada, expel Syrian diplomats following the Houla massacre

2012-06-25

33 Syrian army officers defect to Turkey

2012-09-05

25 are killed and 4 wounded after an ammunition store exploded in Afyon, Turkey

2012-09-06

61 illegal immigrants die after a fishing boat capsizes off the coast of Turkey

2012-09-16

8 police officers are killed by a roadside bombing by Kurdistan Workers' Party militants in Turkey

2012-09-16

14 people are killed and 7 wounded by a roadside bomb Jandol, Turkey

2012-09-18

10 soliders are killed and 70 injured by a missile attack by Kurdish militants in Bingol, Turkey

2012-10-04

Turkey's parliament approves cross-border military operations in Syria

2012-11-10

17 people are killed in a helicopter crash as a result of bad weather in Turkey

2012-12-15

18 Asylum seekers drown in the Aegean Sea on the way to Greece from Turkey

2013-01-27

7 people are killed and 3 are injured after a retaining wall collapses during a football match at the Ugur Sports Facility, Turkey

2013-05-11

43 people are killed in two car bombings in Reyhanlı, Turkey

2013-05-20

2 people are killed and 20 are injured after a hot air balloon crashes in Cappadocia, Turkey

2014-05-13

238 miners are killed by an underground explosion and mine fire in Soma Mine, Turkey

2015-11-25

Russia warns of 'serious consequences' after Turkey downs warplane

2015-12-19

Turkey to withdraw troops from Iraq

2016-03-06

Turkey detains refugee smugglers, stops 120 Syrians from sailing to Greece

2016-03-06

Turkey detains refugee smugglers, stops 120 Syrians from sailing to Greece

2016-03-08

UN says wary of any mass return of refugees under EU-Turkey deal

2016-03-09

Europe's deal with Turkey fails to deter migrant attempts for now

2016-03-10

Five Afghans, including baby, drown trying to reach Greece from Turkey

2016-03-15

Turkey struggles for response as violence spills beyond Kurdish southeast

2016-04-02

Greece passes law allowing migrants' return to Turkey

2016-04-03

Turkey violence: Five soldiers, one police dead in Nusaybin bomb

2016-07-16

Attempted Turkey coup threatens US fight against Islamic State

2016-07-16

US urges support of Turkey government as world watches coup

2016-07-17

FAA bans flights between the US and Turkey

2016-08-05

Turkey Issues a Warrant for Fethullah Gulen, Cleric Accused in Coup

2016-08-17

Turkey dismisses more than 2000 police officers over coup bid

2016-12-21

Turkey tells US that cleric Gulen was behind Russian diplomat's killing

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Turkey - Birthdays
Date Event
1524-05-30

Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74)

1546-07-04

Murad/Murat III, Sultan of Turkey (1574-95)

1604-11-03

Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22)

1612-07-27

Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40)/conquered Baghdad

1642-01-02

Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey)

1642-08-01

Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95) [or Feb 25, 1643]

1643-02-25

Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95)

1664-06-05

Mustafa II, sultan of Turkey (1695-1703)

1673-12-12

Ahmed III, 23rd sultan (Turkey, 1703-30)

1696-08-02

Mahmud I, Sultan of Ottoman (Turkey) (1730-54)/fought Austria & Russia

1699-01-02

Osman III, sultan (Turkey)

1761-12-24

Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808)

1779-09-08

Mustafa IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08)

1785-07-20

Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39)/Westernizer/reformer

1811-01-05

Cyrus Hamlin, educator/missionary (est Robert College, Turkey)

1840-09-21

Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876)

1840-12-11

Kemal Bey, Turkey, poet/author (Fatherland-1872)

1844-11-03

Mehmed V Reshad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18)

1848-01-05

Khristo Botev, hero of Bulgarian revolt against Turkey, poet

1855-02-17

Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I)

1881-05-19

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, 1st President of Turkey (d. 1938)

1881-12-22

Enver Pasa, Istanbul Turkey, Turkish politician

1882-12-25

Lester Crawford, Cold Turkey

1889-10-13

M. Perry Horton, Turkey Trot Town

1901-05-08

Turkey Stearnes, baseball player (d. 1979)

1902-05-30

Seton Howard Frederick Lloyd, English Archaeologist (Arzawa civilization, Turkey)

1909-09-07

Elia Kazan, Constaninople Turkey, director (Streetcar Named Desire)

1911-07-01

Jack LeMaire, Turkey for Two

1924-11-01

Süleyman Demirel, 9th President of Turkey

1926-04-09

William Price Fox, Cold Turkey

1930-01-24

Bernard Matthews, English turkey farmer/multi-millionaire

1935-11-05

Nicholas Maw, Turkey the Bridge

1937-04-06

Raymond Kark, Cold Turkey

1941-09-13

Ahmet Necdet Sezer, 10th President of Turkey

1950-03-05

Eugene Fodor, Turkey Creek CO, violinist (1974 Tchaikovsky Award)

1952-05-11

Mike Lupica, Gobble the Wonder Turkey Saves the Day

1954-02-26

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Prime Minister of Turkey

1970-06-13

Stefan de Vries, Cold Turkey

1975-08-15

Yoshikatsu Kawaguchi, Japan vs. Turkey

1975-9-30

Amy Rether, Turkey Day

1976-02-06

Trina DeMattei, Turkey and Ticking Tocks

1976-04-15

Seigo Narazaki, Japan vs. Turkey

1976-07-14

Yesim Cetin, Miss Turkey Universe (1997)

1976-9-01

Takashi Fukunishi, Japan vs. Turkey

1977-02-07

Tsuneyasu Miyamoto, Japan vs. Turkey

1977-04-05

Sevilay Ozturk, Miss Universe-Turkey (1996)

1977-05-27

Atsushi Yanagisawa, Japan vs. Turkey

1977-12-27

Fatih Akyel, Japan vs. Turkey

1978-03-24

Tomás Ujfalusi, Group A: Turkey vs. Czech Republic

1979-04-05

Mitsuo Ogasawara, Japan vs. Turkey

1979-9-18

Junichi Inamoto, Japan vs. Turkey

1980-10-05

Jennifer Wilson, Belly Full of Turkey

1981-03-14

Jan Polák, Group A: Turkey vs. Czech Republic

1983-04-29

Semih Senturk, Group A: Turkey vs. Czech Republic

1983-07-06

Mark Sayre, A Very Special Wild Turkey Acoustic Christmas

1984-08-06

Jon Schmidt, Turkey Bowl

1986-01-26

Ksenia Lavrentieva, Cold Turkey

1987-01-30

Arda Turan, Group A: Turkey vs. Czech Republic

1989-01-11

Jonathan David, Turkey

1991-12-04

Fatih Caglar, Jazz in Turkey

Turkey - Deaths
Date Event
1403-03-08

Bajezid I Jildirim, 4th sultan of Turkey (1389-1403), dies at 42

1451-02-03

Murad II, sultan of Turkey (1421-51), dies

1520-09-21

Selam I Jawuz, the Barse, poet/cruel sultan of Turkey, dies

1520-09-22

Selim I, captured Baghdad/Sultan of Turkey (1512-20), dies at 53

1566-09-05

Suleiman I, Great Law Giver, sultan of Turkey (1520-66), dies at 71

1574-12-13

Selam II Sari, the blonde, sultan of Turkey (1566-74), dies at 50

1595-01-16

Murad III, sultan of Turkey (1574-95), dies

1601-08-19

Michael the Brave, ruler of Turkey, dies

1617-11-22

Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17), dies

1622-05-20

Osman II, sultan of Turkey (1618-22), dies

1639-01-20

Mustapha I, sultan of Turkey (1622-23), dies

1640-02-09

Murad IV, sultan of Turkey (1623-40), dies in Baghdad at 27

1661-10-31

Mehmed Koprulu, Albanian great vizier of Turkey, dies

1693-01-06

Mehmed IV, sultan (Turkey), dies at 51

1695-02-06

Ahmed II, 21st sultan of Turkey (1691-95), dies

1754-12-14

Mahmud I, sultan of Turkey, dies at 58

1757-10-30

Osman III, sultan of Turkey (1754-57), dies

1808-07-29

Selam III, poet/composer/sultan of Turkey (1789-1808), dies

1808-11-16

Mustapha IV, sultan of Turkey (1807-08), dies at 29

1839-07-01

Mahmud II, sultan of Turkey (1808-39), dies at 53

1904-08-29

Murad V, sultan of Turkey (1876), dies

1913-01-23

Nazim Pasha, Turkey's PM, assassinated

1918-07-02

Mohammed V Resjad, sultan of Turkey (1909-18), dies

1922-07-21

Djemal Pasha, dictator of Turkey, murdered

1926-05-15

Mohammed VI Vahideddin, last sultan of Turkey (1918-22), dies

1926-05-16

Mehmed VI Vahideddin (Mohammed Osman), last sultan of Turkey, dies

1929-08-22

Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I), dies at 74

1938-11-10

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, founder and the first President of Turkey (b. 1881)

1957-12-08

Mylos, The Turkey

1961-09-17

Adnan Menderes, PM of Turkey (1950-60), dies at 62

1986-07-28

Raymond Kark, Cold Turkey

1993-04-17

Turgut Özal, president of Turkey (1989-93), dies at 65

2009-05-19

Nicholas Maw, Turkey the Bridge

2010-10-18

Jack LeMaire, Turkey for Two

2015-04-19

William Price Fox, Cold Turkey


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