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
Died October 3, 1991(1991-10-03) (aged 74)
Göztepe, Kadıköy, Istanbul, Turkey
Military service
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Army
Years of service 1936–1977[1]
Rank General

Adnan Ersöz (1917 in Sarıyer – 13 October 1991 in 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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