1883 – Mahmut Celal Bayar was born 16th of May in Umurbey, a village of Gemlik.
1908 – Joined the volunteer’s troop of "Ýttihad Terakki Cemiyeti" (Committee of Union and Progress), a political organization of Young Turks.
1919 – Elected to the Ottoman Parliament in Istanbul as deputy of Saruhan (today Manisa).
1920 – Went in to Ankara to join Mustafa Kemal by the Turkish Independence Movement.
1921 – Served as deputy Minister of Economy.
– Appointed as Minister of Economy.
1922 – Bayar took part in the Turkish delegation during the Lausanne Peace Conference as an advisor to Ýsmet Ýnönü.
1923 – Served as deputy of Ýzmir in the parliament.
1924-1932 – Founded Türkiye Ýþ Bankasý in Ankara and was its Managing Director.
1937-1939 – Mustafa Kemal Atatürk appointed him as prime minister of the 9th government after Ýsmet Ýnönü left the government.
1939 – With Inönü led him to lay down his office on January 25, 1939.
1954-1957 – He was re-elected as President while Adnan Menderes was his prime minister.
1960 – Armed forces staged a coup d’etat and sent Celal Bayar along with Adnan Menderes to a military court.
1961 – He and 15 other party members were tried for violating the constitution and sentenced to death by the
High Court of Justice.
1964 – Sent to jail in Kayseri, but he was released on November 7, 1964 due to ill health and pardoned in 1966.
1986 – He died on 22nd of August in Istanbul.