Celâl Bayar

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Mahmut Celâl Bayar
3rd President of the Republic of Turkey
In office
22 May 1950 – 27 May 1960
Prime MinisterAdnan Menderes
Preceded byİsmet İnönü
Succeeded byCemal Gürsel
Prime Minister of Turkey
In office
25 October 1937 – 25 January 1939
PresidentMustafa Kemal Atatürk
İsmet İnönü
Preceded byİsmet İnönü
Succeeded byRefik Saydam
Leader of the Democratic Party
In office
7 June 1946 – 9 June 1950
Preceded byfounder
Succeeded byAdnan Menderes
Personal details
Born(1883-05-16)16 May 1883
Gemlik, Ottoman Empire
Died22 August 1986(1986-08-22) (aged 103)
Istanbul, Turkey
Political partyDemocratic Party (1946–1961)
Republican People's Party (1923–1945)
Spouse(s)Reşide Bayar

Mahmut Celâl Bayar (16 May 1883 – 22 August 1986) was a Turkish politician, statesman and the third President of Turkey. At the time of his death, he was the longest lived former head of state, living over 103 years (he was surpassed in 2008 by Chau Sen Cocsal Chhum).