Hasan Fehmi Güneş (1934 – 23 November 2021) was a Turkish jurist and politician who served as the interior minister in 1979. He was a member of the Turkish parliament for two terms from Republican People's Party. Between 1975 and 1980 he served in the Turkish Senate.
Hasan Fehmi Güneş
|Minister of Interior|
13 January 1979 – 5 October 1979
|Prime Minister||Bülent Ecevit|
|Died||23 November 2021 (aged 86–87)|
|Resting place||Karapürçek, Sakarya|
|Political party||Republican People's Party|
|Alma mater||Ankara University|
Güneş was born in Adapazarı in 1934. He graduated from Ankara University receiving a bachelor's degree in law. After working as a lawyer and public prosecutor, he entered politics and became senator in the period 1975–1980. He was a member of the Turkish parliament for two terms, in the 18th and 22nd terms, from Republican People's Party. On 13 January 1979 he was appointed interior minister to the cabinet led by Prime Minister Bülent Ecevit. His term witnessed significant events, including the assassination of journalist Abdi İpekçi, arrest of the assassin, Mehmet Ali Ağca, and attack by the members of the Palestine Liberation Organization against the Egyptian Embassy in Ankara. He resigned from the office in late September 1979 following the media reports about his affair with an actress.
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