Bulent Ecevit

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Person.png Bulent Ecevit  
(politician, journalist, academic)
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Born 1925-05-28
Istanbul, Turkey
Died 2006-11-05 (Age 81)
Ankara, Turkey
Alma mater Robert College, School of Oriental and African Studies
Spouse Rahşan Ecevit
Party Republican People's Party,  (1957-1980),  Democratic Left Party,  (1989-2006)

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In office
11 January 1999 - 18 November 2002

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In office
5 January 1978 - 12 November 1979
Preceded by Süleyman Demirel
Succeeded by Süleyman Demirel

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In office
21 June 1977 - 21 July 1977
Preceded by Süleyman Demirel
Succeeded by Süleyman Demirel

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In office
26 January 1974 - 17 November 1974

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In office
30 June 1997 - 11 January 1999
Preceded by Tansu Çiller

Employment.png Leader of the Democratic Left Party

In office
15 January 1989 - 25 July 2004

Employment.png Leader of the Democratic Left Party

In office
13 September 1987 - 7 March 1988

Employment.png Leader of the Republican People's Party

In office
14 May 1972 - 30 October 1980

Employment.png Member of the Grand National Assembly

In office
27 October 1957 - 12 September 1980

Employment.png Member of the Grand National Assembly

In office
20 October 1991 - 18 November 2002

Career

As Turkish prime minister, Bulent Ecevit admitted that a secret army had been involved in torture, assassinations and coups d'etat, which prompted the serving defence minister Giray to retort "Ecevit had better keep his fucking mouth shut!".[1]


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