Muharrem Köse

Colonel Muharrem Köse is an officer in the Turkish Armed Forces. He was claimed by unnamed sources in the Turkish security forces to have been a leader of the 2016 Turkish coup d'état attempt on 15 July 2016.[1][2] Köse had reportedly been expelled from the military some months earlier.[3]

Muharrem Köse
Allegiance Turkey
Service/branch Turkish Land Forces

Colonel Köse was arrested on 19 July 2016, four days after the coup attempt. He was later released and appointed to the Chief General Staff's office on 27 August 2016.[4]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Military Coup Attempt in Turkey: Parliament Bombed as Protests Mount". Egyptian Streets. 15 July 2016. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Turkey coup attempt: Erdogan says uprising to be resolved shortly, calls on Turks to take to the streets - Turkey". Haaretz. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
  3. ^ Gündoğan, Burcu (18 July 2016). "Utmost tension and turmoil in Turkey: Flashback to the first 24 hours". BirGün. Retrieved 30 November 2020.
  4. ^ "Putschist Colonel Appointed under the command of the Office of the Turkish Chief of Staff - Darbeci Albay Köse, Genelkurmay emrine".