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 Cevdet Sunay

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Cevdet Sunay

Birth
Trabzon, Turkey
Death 22 May 1982 (aged 83)
Istanbul, Turkey
Burial Ankara, Ankara, Turkey
Memorial ID 16601275 View Source
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5th President of Turkey. Born in Trabzon, Turkey, he graduated from Military Academy in Istanbut, and served a successful military career, becoming a four star general in 1959 and Chief of Staff in 1960. In 1966 he was appointed Senator, and on March 28, 1966, he was elected President of the Republic by Turkish Parliament. He served the constitutional term of seven years until March 28, 1973, and became then a permanent senator. He died in Istanbul, Turkey, in 1982.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Firdevs
  • Added: 11 Nov 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 16601275
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/16601275/cevdet-sunay : accessed ), memorial page for Cevdet Sunay (10 Feb 1899–22 May 1982), Find a Grave Memorial ID 16601275, citing Devlet Mezarligi, Ankara, Ankara, Turkey ; Maintained by Find A Grave .