Untitled timeline

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Assembly declares Turkey a Republic and Kemal Ataturk as President

1924

1.

President Ataturk dies, succeeded by Ismet Inonu

1938

2.

Declares war on Germany and Japan. Joins the UN

1945

3.

Republic's first open elections, won by opposition Democratic Party

1950

4.

New constitution establishes two-chamber parliament

1961

5.

Turkish troops invade Northern Cyprus

1974

Kurdistan Workers' Party launches separatist guerrilla war in southeast.

1984

7.

Turkey allows US to launch air strikes from Turkish bases to Iraq

1990

8.

Move gives women equality with men

2002

9.

Deadliest attack to the military since the 1990s. Decides to defeat the Kurdish

2011

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