Nazmiye Demirel, spouse of ninth President Süleyman Demirel, passed away at the age of 86 late on Monday.
Former President's spouse was born in 1927. The couple married three years after the end of the Second World War, in 1948.
Nazmiye Demirel, who became First Lady of Turkey after Süleyman Demiral was elected as President in 1993, had been fighting with alzheimers since 2005.
When then President Demirel wanted to move to the Çankaya Presidential Palace, his wife resisted but later accepted to change her residence.
Güncelleme Tarihi: 28 Mayıs 2013, 09:38