Adnan Menderes

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Menderes, Adnan


Born in 1899 in Aydin; died Sept. 17, 1961, on Yassiada Island. Turkish statesman. Large landowner; lawyer by training.

Menderes was the leader of the Democratic Party, a bourgeois-landlord party founded in 1946. As premier from 1950 to 1960, he pursued a reactionary domestic policy and a proimperialist foreign policy. In these years Turkey joined aggressive military blocs (NATO, CENTO) and concluded several unequal bilateral agreements with the USA. On May 27, 1960, the Menderes government was overthrown in a coup and Menderes was put on trial and hanged.

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The last time political power was in the hands of one man to this degree was probably during the period of Adnan Menderes.
EVENTS 1959: Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes survives an air crash near London that killed 12 people.
Ethics Committee Approval: Ethics committee approval was received for this study from the ethics committee of Adnan Menderes lniversity.
1959: Turkish leader involved in fatal crash Turkish Prime Minister Adnan Menderes has survived an air crash near London that killed 12 people.
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