Cevdet Sunay

Fifth president of Turkey (1899-1982)

Cevdet Sunay (Turkish: [ˈdʒevdet ˈsunaj]; 10 February 1899 – 22 May 1982) was a Turkish army officer and politician. He was the fifth President of Turkey.

Cevdet Sunay
5th President of Turkey
In office
28 March 1966 – 28 March 1973
Prime MinisterSüleyman Demirel
Nihat Erim
Ferit Melen
Preceded byCemal Gürsel
Succeeded byFahri Korutürk
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
In office
4 August 1960 – 16 March 1966
Preceded byRagıp Gümüşpala
Succeeded byCemal Tural
Commander of the Turkish Army
In office
3 June 1960 – 2 August 1960
Preceded byCemal Gürsel
Succeeded byMehmet Muzaffer Alankuş
Personal details
Born10 February 1899
Çaykara, Trebizond Vilayet, Ottoman Empire
Died22 May 1982(1982-05-22) (aged 83)
Istanbul, Turkey
Resting placeTurkish State Cemetery
Political partyIndependent
Spouse(s)Atıfet Sunay

Cevdet Sunay died on 22 May 1982 in Istanbul. His body was moved in August 1988 to a permanent burial place in the newly built Turkish State Cemetery in Ankara.

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