Republic Day (Turkey)

Republic Day is a public holiday in Turkey, and it is observed on October 29 each year. The holiday commemorates the foundation of the Republic of Turkey on October 29, 1923 after the victory in the War of Independence, which is a war of independence waged by the Turkish National Movement against the Allied powers from May 1919 to July 1923.

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the leader of the Turkish War of Independence, declared that Turkey was a republic on October 29, 1923, and served as the first President from 1923 until his death in 1938. He is also considered the founder of the Republic of Turkey.

The following is the list of Republic Day in Turkey from 2022 to 2026.

HolidayDateWeekday
Republic DayOct 29, 2022Saturday
Republic DayOct 29, 2023Sunday
Republic DayOct 29, 2024Tuesday
Republic DayOct 29, 2025Wednesday
Republic DayOct 29, 2026Thursday

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