Cemal Gürsel

Turkish general and politician (1895-1966)

Cemal Gürsel (Turkish: [dʒeˈmaɫ ɟyɾˈsel]; 13 October 1895 – 14 September 1966) was a Turkish army officer. He was the fourth President of Turkey from 1960 until a few months before his death in 1966.

Cemal Gürsel
4th President of Turkey
In office
27 May 1960 – 28 March 1966
Prime MinisterCemal Gürsel
Emin Özdilek
İsmet İnönü
Preceded byCelal Bayar
Succeeded byCevdet Sunay
10th Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
27 May 1960 – 27 October 1961
PresidentCemal Gürsel
Preceded byAdnan Menderes
Succeeded byEmin Özdilek
Commander of the Turkish Army
In office
21 August 1958 – 2 June 1960
Preceded byMustafa Rüştü Erdelhun
Succeeded byCevdet Sunay
Personal details
Born(1895-10-13)13 October 1895
Erzurum, Ottoman Empire
Died14 September 1966(1966-09-14) (aged 70)
Ankara, Turkey
Cause of deathApoplexy
Resting placeTurkish State Cemetery
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Melahat Gürsel (died 1975)

He died from complications of a stroke in Ankara on 14 September 1966 at the age of 70.[1]

References change

  1. "Transport of Cemal Gürsel's body to the State Cemetery" (in Turkish). Press Agency of the Turkish Government website. Archived from the original on 2010-04-05. Retrieved 2018-07-24.

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