Kenan Evren

1917 - 2015

Kenan Evren

Ahmet Kenan Evren (Turkish: [ˈce.nan ˈev.ɾen]; 17 July 1917 – 9 May 2015) was a Turkish politician and military officer, who served as the seventh President of Turkey from 1980 to 1989. He assumed the post by leading the 1980 military coup. On 18 June 2014, a Turkish court sentenced him to life imprisonment and demotion of his military rank down to private, from army general, for leading the military coup in 1980, obstructing democracy by deposing the prime minister Süleyman Demirel, abolishing the parliament and the senate and abolishing the constitution. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Kenan Evren has received more than 326,351 page views. His biography is available in 47 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,110th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Kenan Evren ranks 1,104 out of 14,801Before him are Yang Guifei, Ptolemy IX Lathyros, Takeda Shingen, John III of Portugal, F. W. de Klerk, and Napoléon, Prince Imperial. After him are Ladislaus I of Hungary, Justin Trudeau, Alexander Kolchak, Wenceslaus III of Bohemia, Amenemhat I, and Sarah Churchill, Duchess of Marlborough.

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Among people born in 1917, Kenan Evren ranks 8Before him are Indira Gandhi, Heinrich Böll, Arthur C. Clarke, I. M. Pei, Ella Fitzgerald, and Eric Hobsbawm. After him are Ilya Prigogine, Sidney Sheldon, Dean Martin, Ernest Borgnine, Óscar Romero, and Ferdinand Marcos. Among people deceased in 2015, Kenan Evren ranks 15Before him are Tomas Tranströmer, B.B. King, Süleyman Demirel, Terry Pratchett, Anita Ekberg, and Henning Mankell. After him are Lemmy, Helmut Schmidt, Kim Young-sam, Josef Masopust, Nicholas Winton, and Leonard Nimoy.

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Among people born in Turkey, Kenan Evren ranks 170 out of 901Before him are Proclus (412), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), Hecuba (null), Anthemius (420), Ismail al-Jazari (1136), and Abdullah Öcalan (1949). After him are Elia Kazan (1909), Simeon Stylites (389), Ammianus Marcellinus (330), Glycerius (430), Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002), and Pope John VI (655).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Kenan Evren ranks 95Before him are Abdullah Gül (1950), Constantine V (718), Kara Mustafa Pasha (1634), Leo V the Armenian (775), Theodore I Laskaris (1174), and Anthemius (420). After him are Glycerius (430), Nikephoros III Botaneiates (1002), John II Komnenos (1087), Andronikos III Palaiologos (1297), Alexios III Angelos (1153), and Mausolus (-410).

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