Teoman Koman

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Teoman Koman
General Commander of the Gendarmerie of Turkey
In office
30 August 1995 – 29 August 1997
Preceded by Aydın İlter
Succeeded by Fikret Boztepe
Head of the National Intelligence Organization
In office
29 August 1988[1] – 27 August 1992[1]
Preceded by Hayri Ündül
Succeeded by Sönmez Köksal
Personal details
Born c. 1936[1]
Istanbul
Died (aged 77)
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Years of service 1956-1997
Rank General

Teoman Koman (c. 1936 – 14 December 2013) was a Turkish general who retired in 1997.[2] He was General Commander of the Gendarmerie of Turkey (1995 - 1997) and previously head of the National Intelligence Organization (1988 - 1992) and Deputy Secretary-General of the National Security Council (1986 - 1988).

Koman was charged with being involved with the 1997 "post-modern coup".[3] Koman told the Ergenekon trials that he was aware of the existence of the JITEM Gendarmerie unit during his tenure, and that it was an unofficial association of Gendarmerie members, which he had banned.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c kimkimdir.gen.tr, Teoman Koman (1936 - .... )
  2. ^ "Turkish coup general Teoman Koman dies". World Bulletin. Retrieved 2013-12-16. 
  3. ^ a b Today's Zaman, 22 October 2012, Retired Gen. Koman says he banned JİTEM activities