Nurettin Ersin

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Nurettin Ersin
General Commander of the Gendarmerie of Turkey
In office
22 August 1975 – 5 January 1976
Preceded by Orhan Yiğit
Succeeded by Şahap Yardımoğlu
Chief of the General Staff of Turkey
In office
1 July 1983 – 6 December 1983
Preceded by Kenan Evren
Succeeded by Necdet Üruğ
Commander of the Turkish Army
In office
9 March 1978 – 1 July 1983
Preceded by Kenan Evren
Succeeded by Necdet Üruğ
Personal details
Born 1918
Alaşehir, Ottoman Empire
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Rank General

Nurettin Ersin (1918, Çanakkale - 3 October 2005) was a Turkish general. He was the Commander of the 6th Corps during the 1974 invasion of Cyprus, and the Commander of the Turkish Army during the 1980 military coup. After the coup he was a member of the Presidential Council, and was Chief of the General Staff of Turkey in the second half of 1983.

Ersin was also head of the National Intelligence Organization (2 August 1971 - 25 July 1973), Secretary General of the National Security Council (5 January 1976 - 30 August 1977), and Commander of the First Army of Turkey (30 August 1977 - 8 March 1978).

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