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Abdi İpekçi
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Birth: 1929
Istanbul, Turkey
Death: Feb. 1, 1979
Istanbul, Turkey

Turkish journalist. Ipekci was organizing an international conference on political extremism and the media in Turkiye when he himself fell victim to political extremism.

Cause of Death: He was gunned down as he drove home from work on Feb. 1, 1979, by "Mehmet Ali Agca", a right-wing militant who later escaped from jail and attempted to assassinate Pope John Paul II
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Burial:
Zincirlikuyu Mezarlığı
Istanbul
Istanbul, Turkey
 
Created by: Güner N. Akgün
Record added: May 23, 2006
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