Roger Short

 

 

 

Age: 58

 

Summary: British veteran diplomat who had been posted in Turkey for most of his diplomatic career and was widely considered to be an expert in Turkish affairs, who also served as consul-general in Oslo, Norway and became the British ambassador to Bulgaria in 1994, and who was recently serving as the consul-general in Istanbul, Turkey.

 

 

Cause of Death: Killed in a car bombing

 

Born: December 9, 1944

 

Died: November 20, 2003

 

Location: Istanbul, Turkey