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Rauf DENKTAS

Rauf R DENKTAS was a Turkish Cypriot politician, barrister and jurist who served as the founding President of Northern Cyprus. He occupied this position as the President of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus.

Background

  • DENKTAS, Rauf R was born on January 27, 1924 in Ktima, Paphos. Parents: Judge M Raifbey.

  • Education

    • The English School, Nicosia. Lincoln’s Inn, London.

    Career

    • President Federation of Turkish Cypriot Associations, 1958-1960. President, Turkish Communal Chamber, 1960, re-elected 1970. Vice-President of Cyprus, 1973-1975.

      President, Turkish Federated State of Cyprus, 1975-1983. President, Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, since 1983. Law practice, Nicosia, 1947-1949.

      Junior Crown Counsel, 1949. Crown Counsel, 1952; Acting Solicitor-Gen., 1956-1958.

    Works

    • Secrets of Happiness, 1943. Hell Without Fire, 1944. A Handbook of Criminal Cases, 1955.Five Minutes to Twelve, 1966. The AKRITAS Plan, 1972. A Short Discourse on Cyprus, 1972.The Cyprus Problem, 1973. A Discourse with Youth, 1981. The Cyprus Triangle, 1982.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Independent

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, writing, sea sports, shooting, photography.

    Connections

    • Spouse Aydin Munir, 1949. Children: two son (one deceased), two d.
    • spouse: Aydin Munir
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      • Secrets of Happiness, 1943. Hell Without Fire, 1944. A Handbook of Criminal Cases, 1955. Five Minutes to Twelve, 1966. The AKRITAS Plan, 1972. A Short Discourse on Cyprus, 1972. The Cyprus Problem, 1973. A Discourse with Youth, 1981. The Cyprus Triangle, 1982.
      • Secrets of Happiness, 1943. Hell Without Fire, 1944. A Handbook of Criminal Cases, 1955.Five Minutes to Twelve, 1966. The AKRITAS Plan, 1972. A Short Discourse on Cyprus, 1972.The Cyprus Problem, 1973. A Discourse with Youth, 1981. The Cyprus Triangle, 1982.
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