|8th Chief of the General Staff|
25 August 1955 – 03 October 1957
|Preceded by||Nurettin Baransel|
|Succeeded by||Feyzi Mengüç|
Rahova, Ottoman Empire
|Died||28 October 1958 (aged 63)|
|Allegiance|| Ottoman Empire (1914-1921)|
|Service/branch||Turkish Armed Forces|
|Years of service||1914–1957 (46 years)|
|Battles/wars||World War I|
Turkish War of Independence
Hakkı Tunaboylu (1895– 23 July 1958) was the 8th Chief of the General Staff of Turkey.
Tunaboylu left his position in Ottoman Army and joined the war effort for the independence of Turkey on 31 July 1921.
After graduating from the Army War College in 1927, he served in various commands till 1945.
In 1945, Brigadier General, Major-General in 1947, Lieutenant General in 1950 and was promoted to the rank of General in 1955. He served as acting Chief of General Staff between 25 August 1955 - 17 September 1955, and as 8th Chief of General Staff until retirement on 3 October 1957.
He died on 28 October 1958 while serving as an elected member of the 11th .
References[edit | edit source]
- "Hakkı Tunaboylu" (in tr). Turkish Armed Forces. http://www.tsk.tr/TskHakkinda/HakkiTunaboylu.
- "11th Parliament". Every Politician. http://everypolitician.org/turkey/assembly/term-table/11.html.
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