Cevdet Sunay

1899 - 1982

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Cevdet Sunay (Turkish: [ˈdʒevdet ˈsunaj]; 10 February 1899 – 22 May 1982) was a Turkish politician and army officer, who served as the fifth President of Turkey from 1966 to 1973. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cevdet Sunay has received more than 168,920 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 44 in 2019). Cevdet Sunay is the 2,385th most popular politician (down from 1,541st in 2019), the 289th most popular biography from Turkey (down from 222nd in 2019) and the 161st most popular Turkish Politician.

Cevdet Sunay is most famous for being the president of Turkey from 1973 to 1980.

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Among politicians, Cevdet Sunay ranks 2,385 out of 15,710Before him are Kim Yong-nam, Margaret III, Countess of Flanders, Cao Zhi, Stephen II of Hungary, Cao Fang, and Guo Jia. After him are Joseph Babinski, William I of Sicily, Vicente Fox, Theophano, Lennart Meri, and Antonín Novotný.

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Among people born in 1899, Cevdet Sunay ranks 28Before him are Miguel Ángel Asturias, Charles Laughton, Paul Hermann Müller, Gloria Swanson, Alfred Schütz, and Gustav Heinemann. After him are George Cukor, Albert Claude, Bertil Ohlin, Max Theiler, Emma Morano, and Suzanne Lenglen. Among people deceased in 1982, Cevdet Sunay ranks 35Before him are Ahmed Hassan al-Bakr, Helen of Greece and Denmark, E. H. Carr, John Belushi, Mikhail Suslov, and Curd Jürgens. After him are Lee Strasberg, Ivan Bagramyan, Walther Wenck, Peter Weiss, William Giauque, and Walter Hallstein.

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In Turkey

Among people born in Turkey, Cevdet Sunay ranks 289 out of 1,128Before him are Seleucus II Callinicus (-265), Artemidorus (200), Eudokia Makrembolitissa (1021), Said Nursî (1877), Chryseis (null), and Theodoret (393). After him are Attalus III (-170), Alexander of Aphrodisias (200), Theodore the Studite (759), Andranik (1865), Thrasymachus (-459), and Papias of Hierapolis (70).


Among politicians born in Turkey, Cevdet Sunay ranks 161Before him are Aspar (400), Barsine (-363), Fahri Korutürk (1903), Seleucus II Callinicus (-265), Eudokia Makrembolitissa (1021), and Chryseis (null). After him are Attalus III (-170), Antiochus VII Sidetes (-159), Polyxena (null), Ptolemy Philadelphus (-36), Basiliscus (500), and Seleucus IV Philopator (-217).