Reşide Bayar

Reşide Bayar (12 January 1886, Bursa – 24 December 1962, Ankara) was the 3rd First Lady of Turkey. She was the wife of Celal Bayar, the 3rd President of Turkey, until her death on 24 December 1962. While on a train from İstanbul to Ankara she died of a heart attack.[1]

Reşide Bayar
First Lady of Turkey
In role
22 May 1950 – 27 May 1960
PresidentCelal Bayar
Preceded byMevhibe İnönü
Succeeded byMelahat Gürsel
Personal details
Reşide Bayar

(1886-01-12)12 January 1886
Bursa, Turkey
Died24 December 1962(1962-12-24) (aged 76)
Spouse(s)Celal Bayar
(married 1903–1962)
ResidenceÇankaya Köşkü

Nilüfer has been named Turgut and two children.


  1. ^ "First Ladies of Turkey". Milliyet. Retrieved 21 May 2015.