List of Presidents of Turkey


List of Presidents of Turkey

This is a complete list of Presidents of Turkey consisting of the eleven heads of state in the country's inception following the Turkish War of Independence. For a list of rulers of the predecessor Ottoman Empire, see the Ottoman Dynasty.

Presidents of the Republic of Turkey (1923-Present)

Acting Presidents

*Cemal Gürsel (May 27, 1960 - October 10, 1961) Served with the title "head of state" following the May 1960 military coup.
*Tekin Arıburun (March 29, 1973 - April 6, 1973) Parliament speaker. Served as acting president ahead of Fahri Korutürk's election.
*İhsan Sabri Çağlayangil (April 6, 1980 - September 12, 1980) Parliament speaker. Served as acting president in the absence of a firm presidential candidate.
*Kenan Evren (September 12, 1980 - November 9, 1982) Served with the title "head of state" following the September 1980 military coup.
*Hüsamettin Cindoruk (April 17, 1993 - May 16, 1993) Parliament speaker. Served as acting president following Turgut Özal's death.

ee also

*Çankaya Köşkü
*History of Turkish Presidential Elections

Footnotes

References

* [http://www.tccb.gov.tr/pages/past_presidents/ Past presidents] , Presidency of the Republic of Turkey.


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