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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.

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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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