Julio César Turbay Ayala

Date of Birth: 18 June, 1916

Place of Birth: Bogotá, Colombia

Date of Death: 13 September, 2005

Place of Death: Bogotá, Colombia

*Lebanese Arab (father)
*Colombian (mother)

Julio César Turbay Ayala was a Colombian lawyer. He served as the 25th President of Colombia, from 7 August, 1978 to 7 August, 1982, among many other posts.

His father, Antonio Amín Turbay, was a Lebanese-born businessman, from Tannourine, Batroun. His mother, Rosaura Ayala Hernández, was a peasant, from San Juan de Rioseco, Cundinamarca.

President Turbay was married to Amparo Canal Sandoval, until his death. His children with his niece and former wife, Nydia Quintero Turbay, are lawyer and politician Julio César Turbay Quintero, journalist Diana Consuelo Turbay Quintero, journalist and diplomat Claudia Consuelo Turbay Quintero, and María Victoria Turbay Quintero.

President Turbay’s maternal grandparents were named Ildefonso Ayala and Andrea Hernández.

President Turbay’s brother, Aníbal Turbay Ayala, was the paternal grandfather of Colombian-American actress, model, beauty queen, and television presenter Paola Turbay.

Source: Genealogy of Julio César Turbay Ayala (focusing on his mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com

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