Kenan Evren

Politician

1917 –

71

Who is Kenan Evren?

Kenan Evren is a retired Turkish military officer who was the seventh President of Turkey from 1980 to 1989. He assumed the post by leading the 1980 military coup.

On June 18, 2014 a Turkish court sentenced him to life imprisonment for leading the military coup in 1980, obstructing democracy by deposing the prime minister, Suleyman Demirel, abolishing the parliament and the senate and abolishing the constitution. His military rank was also demoted down to private, from Army General.

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Born
Jul 17, 1917
Alaşehir
Also known as
  • Ahmet Kenan Evren
  • 凯南·埃夫伦
  • Эврен, Кенан
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Islam
  • Sunni Islam
Nationality
  • Turkey
Profession
Lived in
  • Manisa

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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