List of Commanders of the Second Army of Turkey

This list includes Commanders of the Second Army of Turkey, who were, in their time of service, nominal heads of the Second Army (Turkish: Ikinci Ordu), one of the four field armies of the Turkish Land Forces.

The current Commander of the Second Army is Lieutenant general Sinan Yayla, since 22 August 2019.[1]

No. Commander Picture Took office Left office
1 General Yakup Şevki Subaşı YSSubasi.jpg 1 November 1921 21 October 1923
2 General Ali Fuat Cebesoy Ali Fuat Pasha.jpg 21 October 1923 1 November 1924
3 General Fahrettin Altay Fahreddin Pasha Altay.jpg 1 November 1924 22 November 1933
4 General İzzettin Çalışlar ICalislar.jpg 22 November 1933 20 December 1939
5 General Abdurrahman Nafiz Gürman ANGurman.jpg 20 December 1939 19 December 1943
6 General İshak Avni Akdağ 19 December 1943 6 August 1945
7 General Nuri Yamut 6 August 1945 9 August 1946
8 General Hakkı Akoğuz 9 August 1946 24 August 1949
9 General Muzaffer Tuğsavul Muzzafer Tugsavul.jpg 24 August 1949 6 July 1950
10 General Şahap Gürler 6 July 1950 25 July 1952
11 General Abdülkadir Seven 25 July 1952 25 April 1955
12 Lieutenant general Necati Tacan 25 April 1955 14 June 1956
13 General Rüştü Erdelhun 14 June 1956 1 Ağustos 1958
14 General Muhittin Önür 1 August 1958 28 June 1960
15 General Mehmet Ali Keskiner 28 June 1960 23 February 1962
16 General Refik Tulga 26 February 1962 29 August 1963
17 General Cemal Tural 25 September 1963 28 August 1964
18 General Kemalettin Gökakın 28 August 1964 28 August 1967
19 General Nazmi Karakoç 28 August 1967 28 August 1969
20 General Faruk Gürler 29 August 1969 28 August 1970
21 General Semih Sancar 29 August 1970 28 August 1972
22 General Nihat Tulunay 28 August 1972 29 August 1973
23 General Suat Aktulga 29 August 1973 28 August 1975
24 General Şükrü Olcay 28 August 1975 30 August 1977
25 General Vecihi Akın 30 August 1977 30 August 1978
26 General İbrahim Şenocak 30 August 1978 30 August 1980
27 General Bedrettin Demirel 30 August 1980 30 August 1981
28 General İsmail Hakkı Akansel 30 August 1981 30 August 1984
28 General Adnan Doğu 30 August 1984 30 August 1985
30 General Mehmet Önder 30 August 1985 14 August 1986
31 General Burhanettin Bigalı 14 August 1986 30 August 1988
32 General İbrahim Türkgenci 30 August 1988 28 August 1990
33 General Kemal Yavuz 28 August 1990 28 August 1992
34 General Necati İkizoğlu 28 August 1992 28 August 1994
35 General Fikret Özden Boztepe 28 August 1994 28 August 1996
36 General Rasim Betir 28 August 1996 28 August 1998
37 General Aytaç Yalman 28 August 1998 24 August 2000
38 General Halit Edip Başer 24 August 2000 28 August 2002
39 General Fevzi Türkeri 28 August 2002 26 August 2004
40 General Şükrü Sarıışık 26 August 2004 30 August 2006
41 General Hasan Iğsız 30 August 2006 30 August 2008
42 General Necdet Özel Necdet Özel cropped.jpg 30 August 2008 24 August 2010
43 General Servet Yörük 24 August 2010 30 August 2012
44 General Galip Mendi Galip Mendi (2016).jpg 30 August 2012 30 August 2014
45 General Adem Huduti 30 August 2014 18 July 2016
46 General İsmail Metin Temel İsmail Metin Temel (2016).jpg 18 July 2016 31 December 2018
47 Lieutenant general Sinan Yayla 22 August 2019 Incumbent

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Military commanders appointed by presidential decree". Hürriyet Daily News. 22 August 2019. Retrieved 5 June 2020.