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Cemal Tural
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey

In office
16 March 1969 – 29 August 1972
Preceded by Cemal Tural
Succeeded by Faruk Gürler
Commander of the Turkish Army

In office
28 August 1964 – 15 March 1966
Preceded by Mehmet Ali Keskiner
Succeeded by Ahmet Refik Yılmaz
Personal details
Born 1905
Erzincan, Ottoman Empire
Died December 17, 1981(1981-12-17)
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Years of service 1923-1969
Rank General
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Cemal Tural (1905, Erzincan – 17 December 1981, Istanbul) was a Turkish general. He was the Chief of the General Staff of Turkey and previously Commander of the Turkish Army (1964 - 1966),[1] Commander of the First Army of Turkey (1960 - 1962) and Commander of the Second Army of Turkey (1963 - 1964). He retired on August 16, 1969. He was elected president of the Nation Party in 1973, but shortly thereafter resigned from the post in 1974.

Awards and order

References

Military offices
Preceded by
Muzaffer Alankuş
Commander of the Second Army of Turkey
1 August 1960 - 25 September 1962
Succeeded by
Ahmet Refik Yılmaz
Preceded by
Refik Tulga
Commander of the Second Army of Turkey
25 September 1963 - 28 August 1964
Succeeded by
Kemalettin Gökakın
Preceded by
Mehmet Ali Keskiner
Commander of the Turkish Army
28 August 1964 - 15 March 1966
Succeeded by
Ahmet Refik Yılmaz
Preceded by
Cevdet Sunay
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
16 August 1966 - 16 March 1969
Succeeded by
Memduh Tağmaç

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