Roger Short

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Roger Guy Short
tombstone, St. Bartholomew's Church, Oakridge Lynch
British Consul-General to Turkey
Personal details
Born(1944-12-09)9 December 1944
Cape Town, South Africa
Died20 November 2003(2003-11-20) (aged 58)
Istanbul, Turkey
Alma materUniversity College, Oxford
OccupationDiplomat

Roger Guy Short

Consul-General in Turkey
. The bombing killed at least 27 people and may have been targeted directly at Short and his consul staff because they were representatives of the United Kingdom.

Born in

British Foreign Office in the late 1960s and was widely considered to be an expert in Turkish affairs. While he had been posted in Turkey for most of his career, he also served as commercial consul in Rio de Janeiro from 1978 to 1980, Head of Chancery and consul-general in Oslo from 1986 to 1990, the British ambassador to Bulgaria from 1994 to 1998, and Chief of Staff of the Office of the High Representative in Sarajevo from 1999 to 2000. He was made a Member of the Royal Victorian Order
in 1971.

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