Adnan Ersöz

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Adnan Ersöz
Head of the National Intelligence Organization (MIT)
In office
13 July 1978 – 19 November 1979
Preceded by Hamza Gürgüç
Succeeded by Bülent Türker
Commander of the First Army of Turkey
In office
25 August 1975 – 30 August 1977
Preceded by Hüseyin Doğan Özgöçmen
Succeeded by Nurettin Ersin
Personal details
Born 1917
Sarıyer, Ottoman Empire
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Years of service 1936 - 1977[1]
Rank General

Adnan Ersöz (1917, Sarıyer - 13 October 1991, Istanbul) was a retired Turkish general, serving as Army General 1973 to 1977. He was assassinated in 1991. He was Commander of the First Army of Turkey (1975 - 1977) and, after his retirement, head of the National Intelligence Organization (1978 - 1979).[2]

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