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Cemal Gürsel
4th President of Turkey
In office
27 May 1960 – 28 March 1966
Prime Minister Cemal Gürsel
Emin Özdilek
İsmet İnönü
Preceded by Celal Bayar
Succeeded by Cevdet Sunay
10th Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
27 May 1960 – 27 October 1961
President Cemal Gürsel
Preceded by Adnan Menderes
Succeeded by Emin Özdilek
Commander of the Turkish Army
In office
21 August 1958 – 2 June 1960
Preceded by Mustafa Rüştü Erdelhun
Succeeded by Cevdet Sunay
Personal details
Born (1895-10-13)13 October 1895
Erzurum, Ottoman Empire
Died 14 September 1966(1966-09-14) (aged 70)
Ankara, Turkey
Cause of death Apoplexy
Resting place Turkish State Cemetery
Nationality Turkish
Political party Independent
Spouse(s) Melahat Gürsel (died 1975)
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Cemal Gürsel ( 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.

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

  • The full translated text of Cemal Gursel's letter The research copy of the Turkish original

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